The Equality Act 2010 was brought in to strengthen and streamline 40 years of equalities legislation. The act covers the following protected characteristics:
To view the full Equality Act, click the link below to the UK Government website:
We have produced a Manager’s Guide to the Equality Act 2010.
Equality Law and Discrimination is a series of short films produced by the Equality & Human Rights Commission, which are available on YouTube:
We are required to produce a regular reports on how we are going to meet the requirements of equality legislation. To view these documents in various formats, please go to our page:
Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights (SNAP) was launched in December 2013 and sets out a programme of action to progressively realise the potential of human rights in all areas of life.