Equality Act 2010
Full text of the Act as enacted and revised, with explanatory notes. The Act came into force on 1 October 2010.
Legal Services Act 2007
Full text of the Act as enacted and revised, with explanatory notes.
Industrial Cases Reports Express (ICLR)
Free case summaries involving employment law, discrimination and other subjects.
The ICAEW Library holds numerous publications on discrimination law and subscribes to major legal databases. For information on using these resources, please contact the Library.
Businesses and other organisations will welcome new online resources in plain English from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on how to avoid discrimination when advertising jobs or services.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published free guidance on equality and discrimination law, and on human rights, for businesses employing twenty or fewer people. Legal Alert, July 2013.
The Government is consulting on whether to abolish ’unworkable’ rules under the Equality Act relating to harassment of employees by third parties. Under the rules, employers are liable to their staff for third party harassment where they failed to take reasonable steps to prevent it. Legal Alert, July 2012.
Closing the diversity gap
A comprehensive study finds that greater equity and inclusion are needed to close a diversity gap within the US accounting profession, particularly at leadership levels.
Class, the forgotten element of diversity
Article discusses social class disadvantage and how it should be treated as important as gender or race. It is also reported that GDP is higher per capita in countries where more managers come from lower social-class origins.
Data bias and diversity and inclusion
The article examines the possible effects of data bias in analytical models on the implementation by organizations and businesses of their diversity and inclusion programs. Also cited are the key role played by finance, accounting and corporate professionals in preventing the use of data bias in decision making, the data life cycle process, and ways to minimize data error or bias.
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