Guidance and good practice for the public sector

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Key publications

The essential guide to the public sector equality duty

The essential guide to the public sector equality dutyEquality Act 2010 guidance for English public bodies (and non-devolved bodies in Scotland and Wales), volume 1 of 5

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Buying better outcomes

Buying better outcomes: Mainstreaming equality considerations in procurement: a guide for public authorities in England

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Equality analysis and the equality duty. A guide for public authorities

Equality analysis and the equality dutyEquality Act 2010 guidance for English public bodies (and non-devolved bodies in Scotland and Wales), volume 2 of 5

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Engagement and the equality duty. A guide for public authorities

Engagement and the equality dutyEquality Act 2010 guidance for English public bodies (and non-devolved bodies in Scotland and Wales), volume 3 of 5



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Equality objectives and the equality duty. A guide for public authorities

Equality objectives and the equality dutyEquality Act 2010 guidance for English public bodies (and non-devolved bodies in Scotland and Wales), volume 4 of 5

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Equality information and the equality duty. A guide for public authorities

Equality information and the equality dutyEquality Act 2010 guidance for English public bodies (and non-devolved bodies in Scotland and Wales), volume 5 of 5

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Public Sector Equality Duties

Public Sector Equality Duties coverThis guide sets out what the duties are, the responsibilities of public authorities in Britain and how the duties should be implemented.

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Easy Read: A short guide to the equality duties for social care service users

Easy Read Public Sector Equality Duties guide coverThis Easy Read guide explains what the equality duties are and what an equality scheme is, and what to do if a council breaks the law.

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Capturing the gains of the Public Sector Duties (EHRC Scotland)

Capturing the gains coverReport which reviews the work that public bodies have undertaken in light of the duties and identifies a range of case studies.

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Provision of goods, facilities and services to trans people

Provision of goods, facilities and services to trans peopleGuidance for public authorities on meeting their equality duties and human rights obligations.

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The role of Local Strategic Partnerships and Local Area Agreements in promoting equalities

This study explored the role of LSPs and LAAs in promoting equality with the aim of highlighting good equalities practice. This was published as part of our research series - research report 63.


More publications about the equality duty

For information that applies to all public bodies, including separate guidance for Wales and Scotland, see Public Sector Equality Duty - guidance.

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