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The Equality Act and disabled people

House of Lords Select Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability The Equality Act 2010: the impact on disabled people Published: March 2016 Ranking: essential In the committee’s words: “The Equality Act 2010 is the legislative framework. We have been examining whether it adequately

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You, Equality law and your community group

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) What equality law means for your community group Publication date: 2014 Ranking: essential This guide is one of a series written by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to explain what you must do

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Posted in Service Provision

You, Equality law and your business

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) What equality law means for your business Publication date: 2014 Ranking: essential This guide is one of a series written by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to explain what you must do to

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Posted in Private Sector, Service Provision

Repealed legislation under Equality Act 2010

A number of pieces of equality and discrimination legislation were repealed when the Equality Act 2010 came into force. It is unfortunately too common a mistake by construction and environmental professionals to still refer to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

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Posted in Disability, Gender, Race, Religion & Belief, sexual orientation

Equality Act: Summary guide for service providers

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Publication date: 2010 Ranking: essential The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. The EHRC have created a series of guidance documents to help explain the Act and provide practical examples on how the

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