Equality Act 2010: handbook for advisers

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First published: 13 Apr 2018

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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

It includes:

  • services and public functions
  • transport
  • premises
  • work
  • education
  • associations

It also covers the Public Sector Equality Duty.

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