Topic outline

  • The Equality Act 2010: 

    What Advisers Need to Know

  • Topic 1

    The Equality Act – What’s new for Employers?

  • Topic 2

    Presentation + Quiz
  • Topic 3

    PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ABOVE PRESENTATION TO BE FULLY CURRENT WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ACT:

    Measures in the March 2011 Budget relating to equality included the following:

    • The ‘dual discrimination’ provisions in the 2010 Equality Act will not be implemented.
    • The Government will consult to remove the requirement in the Equality Act 2010 for businesses to take reasonable steps to prevent persistent harassment of their staff by third parties.
    • There will be a moratorium exempting micro-businesses and start-ups from new domestic regulation for three years from 1 April 2011.