Discrimination and Equality: In-depth

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Equality Act 2010, the main provisions of which came into force on 1 October 2010, consolidated and repealed all the previous anti-discrimination laws and sought to express the law on equality and discrimination in simpler terms.

Discrimination and Equality: Quick Facts

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Discrimination is unlawful if it is on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation — known as “protected characteristics”. The Protected Characteristics