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  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 13 Feb 2019

    Advice for advisers on discrimination at work.

  • Blog

    Published: 11 Feb 2019

    What are we doing to help people who have experienced discrimination get justice?

  • Our inquiry looked at whether legal aid enables people who raise a discrimination complaint in England and Wales to get justice.

  • 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: 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.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    We explain the choices and options you have available to you if you feel you are being discriminated against using examples and further sources of advice.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    We explain the choices and options you have available to you if you feel you are being discriminated against using examples and further sources of advice.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Employers have a responsibility to ensure that their employee is not victimised as a result of raising a complaint. We explain how to monitor the outcome of a complaint.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Before you can decide if you have a valid discrimination claim, you need to gather some information from your employer.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Key points are: where claims are brought, time limits for bringing a claim, the standard and burden of proof and what the Employment Tribunal can order your employer to do.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Jul 2019

    You can find out more about how to bring an Employment Tribunal case against your employer from the Employment Tribunal itself.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Focusing on the equality law we provide good practice tips for avoiding and dealing with claims about discrimination at work and how to deal with a complaint from a worker.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    If a worker complains to you, you have two ways of dealing with the situation.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    As employers you have a responsibility to ensure that your employees are not victimised as a result of raising a complaint.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Workers who think they that they may have experienced unlawful discrimination should seek relevant information from you before issuing a formal claim.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 21 Feb 2019

    Key points are: where claims are brought, time limits for bringing a claim, the standard and burden of proof and what the Employment Tribunal can order your employer to do.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2016

    In this section you can find out more about your rights under Equality Act 2010 and how it protects different characteristics.

  • publication download

    First Published: 09 Jun 2014

    This briefing uses British Crime Survey (BCS) data to understand the different equality groups expectations about being insulted and their experience of intimidation, threats, violence and crime.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Jun 2017

    What is a hate crime and how can you report it? It covers hate crimes related to race, religion, sexual orientation and transgender identity.

  • News

    Published: 04 Aug 2016

    In evidence given to the UN Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Equality an Human Rights Commission in Scotland is calling for the Scottish Government to start reporting on identity based bullying in all Scottish schools.

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