Equality Act 2010

The University has now produced two documents, in consultation with the Trade Unions and the Staff Association:-

Equality Policy  [Word, 2pgs 99KB] 

Single Equality Scheme  [Word, 20pgs 91KB]

The purpose of the Equality Act is to strengthen equality legislation, simplify the legislation and provide more consistency in its application.  The Equality Act has now replaced all previous equality legislation, in particular the:

• 1975 Sex Discrimination Act
• 1976 Race Relations Act
• 1995 Disability Discrimination Act
• 1970 Equal Pay Act
• Employment Equality Regulations on Age, Sexual Orientation and Religion/Belief

The University has produced a Briefing Note for managers and staff.  [PDF, 5pgs, 118KB]


Last revised February 2013

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