Situations where equality law is different

Sometimes there are situations where equality law applies differently. This guide refers to these as exceptions.
There are several exceptions which relate to recruitment and which apply to all employers.

There are others that only apply to particular types of employer.

We only list the exceptions that apply to the situations covered in this guide. There are more exceptions which apply in other situations, for example, when you are selecting someone for redundancy. These are explained in the relevant guide in the series.

In addition to these exceptions, equality law allows you to:

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Last Updated: 27 Jul 2010