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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?

  • 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • publication download

    First Published: 17 Apr 2014

    This briefing paper looks at how police forces are using stop and search powers under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. It found that some of the police forces in England stop and search a much higher proportion of Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity people than others in their community.

  • publication download

    First Published: 17 Apr 2014

    This briefing reviews the latest stop and search data for England and Wales in conjunction with new population estimates by ethnic group from the 2011 Census. It provides estimates of race disproportionality and excess stops and searches for two years, 2010/11 and 2011/12, for each Police Force.

  • News

    Published: 29 Jun 2016

    Reforms to the legal aid system, the introduction of employment tribunal fees and changes to the social security system have all been highlighted as major human rights concern

  • Blog

    Published: 13 Jul 2016

    Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, David Isaac, talks about how the Commission is committed to defeating the dramatic rise in race hate crime following the EU referendum.

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