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  • Religion or belief

    Last updated: 02 Dec 2016

    An employer's guide to religion or belief in the workplace.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 08 May 2017

    This section contains online video resources about EU equality legislation

  • Last updated: 26 May 2016

    The inquiry report is a summary of our findings and the recommendations we believe will bring about change in the recruitment and employment of people in the meat and poultry processing sector.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    Sometimes there are situations where equality law applies differently. This guide explains the situations.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    This guide looks at making sure you are not discriminating unlawfully in dismissing a disabled person, dismissing a disabled person because they can no longer do the job and procedures.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 09 Dec 2016

    Guidance for employers on avoiding discrimination when making redundancy decisions.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 13 Apr 2016

    Guidance on age and redundancy payments.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 08 Jun 2016

    Guidance on managing redundancy and avoiding unlawful discrimination against disabled employees

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    Guidance on managing redundancy and avoiding unlawful discrimination against employees who are pregnant or on maternity leave.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 14 Nov 2017

    Guidance for managers on managing retirement and changes in the law since April 2011.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    We look at how you can make sure you are not discriminating unlawfully in selecting people for redundancy, and in particular how this applies to references.

  • Last updated: 17 Oct 2016

    Our Equality and Human Rights Exchange Network is a forum dedicated to the exchange of ideas and advice for employers and service providers.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 22 Apr 2016

    We found that there is widespread confusion over the laws protecting religion or belief in the UK, you can read our findings and download further information.

  • publication download

    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: 25 Jul 2017

    The taskforce was an industry-led action group, formed by the Commission to improve working conditions for cleaning operatives across the sector.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2016

    The Invisible Workforce is our research report into employment practices in the cleaning sector.

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    First Published: 22 Jul 2014

    This publication aims to provide guidance on the equality law framework within which appointments to boards must be made. It is intended for companies, nomination committees, search firms and recruitment agencies in England, Scotland and Wales.

  • publication download

    First Published: 01 Jul 2014

    This briefing paper uses data from the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Study to investigate small and medium-sized enterprises or organisations in the private and voluntary sectors. It compares workplaces from SMEs with those from large organisations in an analysis of: organisation characteristics; workforce profiles; employment relations, including equality issues; and employee views.

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