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Treating someone less favourably A person directly discriminates against another person where: • he treats him less favourably than he treats or would treat others, and •...

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This Practice Note covers an Equality Act 2010 provision which had no equivalent under the law which applied before 1 October 2010. What amounts to discrimination arising...

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Nature of the duty The duty to make reasonable adjustments (referred to below simply as 'the duty') comprises three requirements. The element that is common to all three...

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Background This Practice Note summarises the law and provides practical guidance to service providers in respect of their obligations to provide goods, services and...

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Statutory framework The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent non-departmental public body established under the Equality Act 2006 (EA 2006),...

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Which protected characteristics are covered There is protection from harassment where it relates to one or more of the following protected characteristics (see: Protected...

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There is a clear difference between direct and indirect discrimination, and the two are mutually exclusive (although claims may of course be brought in the alternative):...

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A proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim Unlike direct discrimination (except direct age discrimination—see below), indirect discrimination can be justified...

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1 Policy statement 1.1 The Company is fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees, workers and job applicants, and to eliminating unlawful and...

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1 Policy statement 1.1 The Company is fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees, workers and job applicants, and to eliminating unlawful and...

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1 [Policy statement OR [Insert name of employer]'s policy]on bullying and harassment 1.1 [Insert name of employer] is committed to ensuring that all its staff are treated...

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1 [Policy statement OR [Insert name of employer]'s policy]on bullying and harassment 1.1 [Insert name of employer] is committed to ensuring that all its staff are treated...

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This Practice Note sets out the law regarding discrimination because of pregnancy, pregnancy-related illness or maternity under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010). A...

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Part A Statement of facts 1 I have been working for the college as a lecturer since [insert date]. 2 On [insert date] I saw an advertisement for a post of senior...

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Part A Statement of facts 1 I suffer from diabetes and chronic depression. I am severely dyslexic. I have been employed by the company since [insert date] as a sales...

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Part A Statement of facts 1 I commenced my employment with the company on [insert date] as an administrative assistant. 2 On [insert date] I saw an advertisement on the...

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Part A Statement of facts [Insert at paragraph 6 of the questions form:] 1 I commenced employment with the company on [insert date]. I was employed as personal assistant...

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Mistreatment for asserting rights Individuals who speak up to assert their rights under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) run the potential risk that they will be treated...

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