This handbook provides a brief overview of the Equality Act 2010 for advisers in England and Wales.
Clients may not know that their problem could be a discrimination case but may have a claim under the Equality Act.
The handbook covers:
- the definition of the nine protected characteristics
- an overview of different forms of conduct prohibited under the Act
- how the Act applies in different contexts
- services and public functions
It also covers the Public Sector Equality Duty.