Global search

Search results

  • Last updated: 13 Oct 2016

    The Commission's letter to The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) re: Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015 - 2016, 16 September 2015. Download the full letter here.

  • Last updated: 27 Mar 2016

    October 2012 This briefing is provided in the context of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (the Commission’s) statutory power under section 11 of the Equality Act 2006 to monitor and advise on the effectiveness of equality and human rights law and the likely effect of a proposed change...

  • Last updated: 17 Apr 2019

    If you use British Sign Language you can contact us by using our BSL online interpreting service.

  • Last updated: 06 Mar 2019

    The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) is an advice service aimed at individuals who need expert information, advice and support.

  • Last updated: 14 Apr 2016

    This report presents the Commission’s assessment of what local authorities, Government, the Care Quality Commission and the Local Government Ombudsman have done in response to recommendations directed at them in our Close to home inquiry report. Download the Close to Home recommendations revie...

  • Last updated: 22 Aug 2018

    Access our Procurement Portal to find contract opportunities at the Commission.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is Age discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2019

    What is disability discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what counts as discrimination.

  • Last updated: 23 Apr 2018

    Acknowledgements and thanks to those who helped delivery these resources.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is Marriage and civil partnership discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is race discrimination ? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 06 Mar 2019

    What is religion or belief discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 21 Feb 2019

    What is sex discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Oct 2016

    What is sexual orientation discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    How to comply with equality law and implement good practice in all aspects of employment including recruitment, pay, working hours, managing staff and developing policies.

  • Last updated: 13 Aug 2018

    The Equality Act came into force from October 2010 providing a modern, single legal framework with clear, streamlined law to more effectively tackle disadvantage and discrimination.

  • publication download

    First Published: 01 Jan 2011

    This is a a code of practice that covers discrimination in services and public functions as set out in Part 3 of the Act and discrimination by associations.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    In line with our statutory powers, we have produced Codes of Practice on Employment, Services and Equal Pay. The main purpose of the Codes of Practice is to provide detailed explanations of the provisions in the Act and to apply legal concepts in the Act to everyday situations.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    The Commission is continuing to develop a range of guidance based on the Equality Act 2010 to support our stakeholders, and make it easier for them to make informed decisions about the Act. A key element of this guidance is the suite of statutory codes of practice, which explain the statutory provis...

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    The Equality Act became law in 2010. It covers everyone in Britain and protects people from discrimination, harassment and/or victimisation. The information on the Your Rights pages is here to help you understand if you have been treated unlawfully.

Looking for advice and guidance?

Try our advice and guidance tool