Sectoral guidance archived documents

This page contains a list of archived non-statutory specific guidance documents that were developed to supplement the Codes of Practice. The page contains a list of themes with links to the relevant documents for each duty. If you would like a copy of any documents listed please email equalityduty@equalityhumanrights.com

 

Local government

All duties

  • The role of Local Strategic Partnerships and Local Area Agreements in promoting equalities (research report 63)

Gender duty

  • The gender equality duty and local government (Word)
  • The gender equality duty and local government (PDF)
  • The gender equality duty: Scottish guidance for local government (Word)

Race duty

  • Race equality and procurement for local government (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for local authorities (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for local authorities in Scotland (PDF)

Disability duty

  • Beyond good intentions: A resource for local authorities implementing the Disability Equality Duty (PDF)
  • Beyond good intentions: A resource for local authorities implementing the Disability Equality Duty (interactive PDF)
  • Disability equality duty: planning, building and streets (PDF)
  • Disability equality duty: community planning partnerships in Scotland (PDF)
  • Disability equality duty: housing (PDF)
  • Disability equality duty: social care (PDF)
  • Disability equality duty: Social care for children guidance (PDF)
  • Equal to the Task - how overview and scrutiny can help local authorities (PDF)

Education

Gender duty

  • The gender equality duty and schools pre-16 education providers (Word)
  • The gender equality duty: Scottish guidance for the pre-16 education sector (PDF)
  • The gender equality duty and further education, higher education and post-18 education (Word)
  • The gender equality duty: Scottish guidance for the post-16 education sector (Word)

Race duty: schools

  • The race equality duty: a guide for schools in England and Wales (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: a guide for education authorities and schools in Scotland (PDF)
  • Framework for a race equality policy in schools (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for schools in England and Wales (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for schools in Scotland (PDF)

Race duty: further and higher education

  • The race equality duty: a guide for FE/HE Institutions (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: a guide for FE/HE institutions in Scotland (PDF)
  • Framework for a race equality policy higher education institutions (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for colleges and universities (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for colleges and universities in Scotland (PDF)

Disability duty: schools

  • Disability equality duty: primary and secondary education in England and Wales (PDF)
  • Schools education and the disability equality duty in Scotland (PDF)

Disability duty: further and higher education

  • Disability equality duty: further and higher education in England and Wales (PDF)
  • Further education checklist on the disability duty (Word)
  • Higher education checklist on the disability duty (Word

Health

Gender duty

  • The gender equality duty and health (Word)
  • The gender equality duty: guidance for NHS Scotland (PDF)

Race duty

  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for health organisations (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for health organisations in Scotland (PDF)

Disability duty

  • Disability equality duty: health in England and Wales (PDF)
  • Disability equality duty: guidance for the Scottish health sector (PDF)
  • Health checklist on the disability duty (Word)
  • Social care checklist on the disability duty (Word)

Criminal justice

Gender duty

  • The gender equality duty: Scottish guidance for criminal justice agencies (Word)

Race duty

  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for criminal justice agencies (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for police forces (PDF)

Central Government

Race duty

  • The race equality duty performance guidelines for government departments (PDF)
  • The race equality duty: performance guidelines for government departments in Scotland (PDF)

Disability duty

  • Guidance for Scottish Executive departments and agencies on the disability equality duty (PDF)
  • Central Government Guidance Bulletin: Policy Development (PDF)
  • Involvement and the Disability Equality Duty: Briefing for Central Government (PDF)

Voluntary sector

Gender duty

  • The gender equality duty and the voluntary and community sector guidance: England (PDF)
  • The gender equality duty and the voluntary and community sector guidance: Scotland (PDF)

Disability duty

  • Making the duty work: a guide to the disability equality duty for disabled people and their organisations (PDF)
  • Easy Read: Making the duty work - a guide to the disability equality duty for disabled people and their organisations (PDF)

Before using this guidance you should note that the Codes of Practice are the essential statutory documents that all public authorities need to follow to ensure they are meeting their legal responsibilities.

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