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.
The power of knowing
Rebecca Pitman explains the importance of understanding unconscious bias and becoming aware of its sources.
Social media as a means to diversity
Social media has made it easier than ever for people of diverse backgrounds to connect and appreciate new viewpoints.
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.
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