Taking discrimination cases

Equality Act in force

The new Act came into force on 1 October 2010. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.

Resources to help advisers take a discrimination claim to an employment tribunal

Below are a series of questionnaire guidance booklets published by Tamara Lewis at the Central London Law Centre.  

Discrimination in employment - general issues

  • Identifying discrimination in employment - information and guidance for general advisers to help ensure they do not miss potential discrimination cases

Identifying discrimination in employment (Pdf)

  • Information to help the claimant understand the process of discrimination cases

The discrimination claimant’s companion: a client’s guide to discrimination cases in employment tribunals (Word)

  • Data Protection and Freedom of Information and discrimination cases

Using the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act in Employment Discrimination cases (Word) 

The questionnaire procedures

  • All cases of discrimination in employment : religion and belief, sexual orientation, age, disability, sex, race and the questionnaire procedure:

How to use the questionnaire procedure in all cases of discrimination in employment (Word)

  • Age discrimination and the questionnaire procedure:

How to use the Questionnaire procedure in cases of age discrimination in employment (Word)

  • Disability discrimination and the questionnaire procedure:

How to use the Questionnaire procedure in cases of disability discrimination in employment (Word) 

  • Race discrimination and the questionnaire procedure:

How to use the questionnaire procedure in cases of race discrimination in employment (Word) 

  • Sex discrimination and the questionnaire procedure:

How to use the Questionnaire procedure in cases of sex discrimination in employment (Word) 

Please note: the questionnaires themselves can be found under Key legislation

Providing evidence

Redundancy Discrimination - Law and evidence for tribunal cases (Word)

Overview of the tribunal process

Key questions when considering and preparing to take a case to employment tribunal

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