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    Published: 30 Apr 2020

    We have responded to two Ofqual consultations on its decision to use predicted grading during the COVID-19 pandemic, in place of this year’s summer assessments in England.

  • News

    Published: 01 Jul 2020

    The terms of reference have been published for a statutory assessment by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) of how the Home Office complied with equality law when developing, implementing and monitoring ‘hostile environment’ immigration measures.

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    First Published: 01 Jan 2011

    This is a a code of practice that covers discrimination in services and public functions as set out in Part 3 of the Act and discrimination by associations.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    The Commission is continuing to develop a range of guidance based on the Equality Act 2010 to support our stakeholders, and make it easier for them to make informed decisions about the Act. A key element of this guidance is the suite of statutory codes of practice, which explain the statutory provis...

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 21 Feb 2019

    Our guidance for employers under Equality Act 2010 provides links to key areas of current legislation

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 20 Apr 2020

    Background to what the Public Sector Equality Duty is, how it came about and why we need it. A Powerpoint presentation is also available to download covering the same.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 08 Jul 2020

    Guides providing an overview of the equality duty. Covering what public authorities should do to meet the duty, including what is legally required, as well as recommended actions.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    What is a Judicial review, what is it used for and how is it enforced? We explain our role in the process and the role of public authorities in the process

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Public Sector Equality Duty case studies - Increasing cost-effectiveness and saving resources.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Public Sector Equality Duty case studies - Increasing transparency or accountability, better decision-making, improving organisational culture.

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    First Published: 30 Aug 2013

    This report sets out the findings of an assessment of how public authorities in England are publishing equality objectives.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Public Sector Equality Duty case studies - Improving a person's life chances.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Public Sector Equality Duty case study - Providing better access to services, increasing social inclusion, preventing discrimination and/or community tensions and tackling stereotypes.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Public Sector Equality Duty case study - Increasing awareness of bowel cancer symptoms among the Asian Community.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Public Sector Equality Duty case studies - Reducing exclusions among Somali and African Caribbean boys.

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    First Published: 28 May 2012

    The aim of this guide is to help public authorities subject to the equality duty, and those thinking about or currently monitoring gender identity, to do so using an acceptable and methodologically robust approach

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    First Published: 01 May 2014

    This publication aims to help officials in public authorities understand how the Human Rights Act relates to what they do and how they do it.

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    First Published: 01 Jun 2009

    This report draws on findings from case studies in five different organisations, which have a reputation for having made some progress embedding human rights into their work.

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    First Published: 01 Oct 2014

    This guide is aimed at those responsible for implementing the public sector equality duty in public authorities in England (and non-devolved public authorities in Scotland and Wales).

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    First Published: 01 Sep 2014

    This guide is one of a series written by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) to explain how public authorities can meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010

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