• New public sector equality duty comes into force

    05 April 2011

    Today marks a milestone in equality law with the introduction of the new public sector equality duty (PSED). Part of the Equality Act 2010, the PSED will ensure public sector organisations pay due regard to the need to eliminate unlawful discrimination, advance equality of opportunity, and foster good relations across all of the protected characteristics.

  • Commission supports Supreme Court home care case

    04 April 2011

    The Supreme Court will today be asked to decide whether Kensington and Chelsea Council was justified in withdrawing funding for a night carer from an elderly woman in a case supported by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.