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...

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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until further notice are...

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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 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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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...

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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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