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.
Want progress on diversity? Link it to pay
More big businesses are linking executive bonuses to improvements in racial and gender diversity. Will pay motivate leaders to make steps forward in workplace equality?
How to build a more diverse, inclusive accounting firm
Advice on improving diversity, equity and inclusion in an accounting firm, including running unconscious bias training and providing mentorship opportunities.
A profession reflecting life: Bringing diversity, equity and inclusion to the accounting world
Select findings from a recent joint research paper into diversifying US accounting talent are presented, including key diversity statistics for US accounting and finance professionals.
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