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.
Employers will welcome three new guides from Acas to help them comply with discrimination laws.
An employer could dismiss an employee for sickness absence for post-natal depression without it being discriminatory, because the absences were after maternity leave had ended, a Tribunal has ruled.
Diversity in accounting: Challenges and opportunities
What should accounting firms be doing to attract a more diverse talent pool? Here are a few best practices to consider.
Unlocking the door
Diversity and inclusion are major factors that boards need to consider in order for employees to reach their full potential
You say you're inclusive... but would you welcome me into your team?
The article focuses on transgender people who are consistently marginalised at work and the labour market. It cites the important role human resource (HR) personnel can play in eliminating barriers to recruiting and accepting transgender people in the workplace. It presents a glossary of transgender terms, as well as the significant findings of a 2018 Stonewall survey.
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