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  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Advice on reasonable adjustments, who pays for adjustments, and Access to Work.

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    First Published: 30 Jul 2014

    This summary distils the key findings of a report on the cumulative impact assessment of tax, welfare and spending policies.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for employers on equality law and dismissal, redundancy and retirement.

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    First Published: 30 Mar 2016

    This report looks at what equality means for migrants in Britain.

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    First Published: 01 Jun 2014

    This guide explains what human rights are relevant to business. It sets out six steps to help you identify and manage human rights impacts in your business operations. It also explains how nine key human rights may be relevant to your business.

  • Last updated: 17 May 2019

    The following is a selection of relevant books and journal articles on access to civil justice issues.

  • Last updated: 16 Apr 2018

    The following is a selection of key books and journal articles on disability issues.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Mar 2019

    Here you will find information and resources relating to the background to equality duty in Scotland.

  • Last updated: 05 May 2016

    This is a follow-up report to our 2015 inquiry into non-natural deaths of adults with mental health conditions who were detained in prisons, police custody or psychiatric hospitals between 2010-13

  • Last updated: 03 Nov 2016

    Dial House is an innovative voluntary sector initiative that provides support to those experiencing a mental health crisis.

  • News

    Published: 04 Feb 2016

    Commenting in response to Grosvenor shopping centre in Macclesfield banning people with particular disabilities from using the Centre because they may not be able to escape in an emergency, Lord Holmes, Disability Commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said:

  • Last updated: 15 Nov 2017

    Links to the Preventing Deaths in Detention of Adults with Mental Health Conditions inquiry reports and recommendations.

  • News

    Published: 04 Feb 2016

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission and Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), have launched a new online training resource to help schools unlock opportunity and enable disabled children to reach their full potential.

  • News

    Published: 26 Jan 2016

    Commenting in response to new NHS figures that show a rise in the number of mental health patients dying unexpectedly in NHS care, a Commission spokesperson, said: “These figures reveal serious cracks in our systems of care for those with mental health conditions and we support this call for a full Government investigation."

  • News

    Published: 25 Jan 2016

    Commenting in response to a group of cross-party MPs sending a letter to Government urging them to re-open a fund which gives disabled candidates help in standing for elected office, Lord Chris Holmes, Disability Commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “The Government should re-open the Access to Elected Office Fund and extend it across Britain to remove the barrier of extra costs disabled people face when standing for political office."

  • News

    Published: 05 Apr 2016

    An ongoing culture of secrecy, poor access to specialist mental health services and a lack of high quality independent investigations has contributed to hundreds of non-natural deaths in detention, according to a new report by the Commission.

  • News

    Published: 24 Mar 2016

    Commenting in response to a new report from the House of Lords on the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on disabled people, Lord Holmes, EHRC Disability Commissioner said: “We strongly agree that the Government must take more comprehensive action to improve the lives of disabled people so that they can participate fully in society. “It is unacceptable that legislation to remove barriers including poor access to taxis and housing has been on the statute book for 20 years but have not yet been brought into force.

  • 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.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    How to follow equality law no matter what type of business you are operating, from Banks to restaurants.

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