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  • Blog

    Published: 07 Feb 2019

    Our Chair David Isaac explores the lessons we can learn from LGBT history.

  • 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?

  • News

    Published: 01 Mar 2019

    A legal inquiry has been launched into whether people with disabilities are experiencing discrimination and being put at risk of miscarriages of justice in the criminal justice system.

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

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    First Published: 19 Jun 2019

    How can we remove unnecessary barriers to justice and make sure people are supported to bring discrimination claims?

  • News

    Published: 20 Jun 2019

    We have launched an investigation into the care agency Elite CarePlus Ltd, after receiving evidence that it was asking pre-employment health questions during its recruitment and registration process.

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    First Published: 17 Oct 2019

    This guidance gives a clear explanation of the law in relation to confidentiality agreements, describing best practice and explaining when they would be unlawful.

  • News

    Published: 17 Oct 2019

    The equalities body is calling time on confidentiality agreements in the workplace.

  • News

    Published: 14 Jan 2020

    In a letter to leading employers and industry groups the Equality and Human Rights Commission has reminded executives their employees must come to work knowing they will be safe and protected from discrimination, victimisation and harassment of any kind.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 17 Feb 2020

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 May 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2020

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2020

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2020

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2020

    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 2020

    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.

  • 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.

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    First Published: 23 Feb 2015

    Inquiry revealing that despite many reports and recommendations, adults with mental health conditions have died of ‘non-natural’ causes while in state detention in police cells and psychiatric wards.

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