• 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”. Protected Characteristics

  • All workers (irrespective of their employment status) and job applicants are protected against discrimination. Who is Protected?

  • Employers are liable in law for any act of discrimination or harassment carried out by any of their employees in the course of their employment. Vicarious Liability

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