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  • 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.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    When a service includes providing written information, a service provider must not unlawfully discriminate against, harass or victimise you because of a protected characteristic.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    The duty contains three requirements that apply in situations where a disabled person would otherwise be placed at a substantial disadvantage compared with people who are not disabled.

  • Blog

    Published: 29 Nov 2015

    For the last year I have chaired the EHRC’s Cleaning Sector Taskforce. For me it’s been a steep learning curve and a journey full of discovery and optimism. This, largely ignored, sector generates revenue in excess of £8 billion to the UK economy each year, provides jobs for around half a mill...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on reasonable adjustments where a disabled person would otherwise be placed at a substantial disadvantage compared with people who are not disabled.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    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.

  • Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    12 October 2015 Part 2 of the Enterprise Bill seeks to bring regulators into the scope of the Business Impact Target (BIT) contained in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, which commits the government to assessing the economic impact on business activities of qualifying regulato...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    The duty applies to you if you if you are working for an employer, apply for a job or tell an employer you are thinking of applying for a job.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Blog

    Published: 21 Oct 2015

    When I got elected to Parliament in 1997, I was determined I wouldn’t be seen as 'the disabled MP'. After all, I had been elected by my constituents to represent them all and raise issues which mattered to them all, not just those who had a disability. I wanted to be the MP who “just happened...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for employers on avoiding discrimination when making redundancy decisions.

  • Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    28 October 2015 This briefing supports amendments 48C, 48F, 49C, 56 and 57 to Clauses 13 to 15 and 29 of the Enterprise Bill. The amendments would ensure that the new requirements on regulators cannot be applied to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s regulatory functions, in order to: ...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on age and redundancy payments.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Employer's need to ask whether the way they do things puts you, as a disabled worker at a substantial disadvantage compared with a person who is not disabled.

  • Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    26 November 2015 This briefing supports Amendment 136 to Clause 84 of the Housing and Planning Bill. This Amendment seeks to preserve sections 225 and 226 of the Housing Act 2004, which impose a duty on local housing authorities to assess the specific accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers (...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for employers on making changes to their policies to reduce barriers for disabled employees.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on managing redundancy and avoiding unlawful discrimination against disabled employees

  • Blog

    Published: 19 Oct 2015

    UNISON is delighted that the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) embarked on this important project looking at the cleaning workforce and recognising the potential poor employment practices (UNISON has over 40,000 members who work as cleaners acro...

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