Protected characteristics

Protected characteristics guidance:

Protected characteristics The Equality Act 2010 provides protection against discrimination which relates to certain listed characteristics which people may possess. Some...

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This Practice Note considers the definition of disability for the purposes of protection from discrimination and other prohibited conduct under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA...

Practice Note

Medical evidence obviously plays an important role in prohibited conduct claims under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) which rely on the protected characteristic of...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: Civil partnerships are to be extended to opposite-sex couples in England and Wales by the end of 2019, according to proposals put forward by the Government...

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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...

Practice Note

Protected characteristics The Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) provides protection against discrimination which relates to certain listed characteristics which people may...

Practice Note

Protected characteristics The Equality Act 2010 provides protection against discrimination which relates to certain listed characteristics which people may possess. Some...

Practice Note

A small proportion of people have a gender identity that does not match the gender they were assigned at birth. This is known as being ‘transgender’ or ‘trans’. As the...

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