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.
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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.
Businesses will welcome four new sets of guidance from Acas covering a number of issues that arise in the workplace.
BDO aims to increase diversity and inclusion
An interview with Bernadette Pieters, who was appointed as BDO USA's first diversity, equity and inclusion officer in 2022. She discusses the progress made at the firm towards improving their recruitment of employees from wider backgrounds. 'Intentional mentoring' to help retain staff from diverse backgrounds is one of her focuses.
Emphasizing DE&I in employee retention
While it's important for companies to recruit a diverse workforce, they must also ensure that they retain that talent to realize the full benefits.
Accountants work on improving diversity
The accounting profession is undergoing a re-examination of its efforts to address the lack of diversity. A new global survey of finance and accounting professionals details over 70 best practices for fostering diversity, equity and inclusion, along with indicators and metrics to measure progress.
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