Equality Act 2010 Factsheet

Key facts for businesses,
9 Protected Characteristics, business benefits


The Equality Act 2010 replaces a number of different pieces of legislation. It is important for employers to be familiar with the Act to ensure they remain legally compliant.

The Act intends to stop unfair treatment in the workplace and fully supports equal opportunities both in the workplace and in society.


Equality Act 2010
Key Facts for Businesses

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Further information on the Equality Act 2010

To find out more about the Act, including resources for employers please
click on the following link: Equality Human Rights ~ What is the Equality Act?
Equalityhumanrights.com. Businesses who want legal advice or help with employment tribunals should visit ACAS: Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, Acas.org

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