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Religious observance factsheet

Protection from discrimination Discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief was first introduced under the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003.  These regulations were repealed and replaced on 1

Personal relationships at work factsheet

Introduction  Personal relationships among co-workers pose several risks to the business.  They can lead to: Interference or influence in day to day activities Nepotism or favouritism Breach of confidentialityUnacceptable conduct

Bullying and harassment factsheet

Bullying and harassment in the workplace leads to a hostile and unpleasant working environment. It affects the performance of employees and can cause demoralisation, stress, increased absenteeism, high turnover and

Age discrimination factsheet

“Age” is one of nine characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010 (EqA) and covers discrimination based on all ages, young and old.

Equal pay factsheet

The Equality Act 2010 (“the EqA”) replicates the former legislation preventing discrimination as regards terms and conditions of employment between men and women and introduces some new provisions aimed at

Equality Act Factsheet

As a general rule employees and job applicants, ex-employees and "workers" (which includes employees, agency workers, casual workers and, in some cases, workers who are self-employed) are protected from discrimination

Public sector equality duty factsheet

Single Public Sector Equality Duty. The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) came into force on 5 April 2011. The PSED consists of a general equality duty, contained in

The Draft Gender Pay Gap Regulations Factsheet

On 12 February 2016 the Government published draft Regulations on gender pay gap reporting for private and voluntary organisations, together with its response to the consultation it held in summer



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