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Link to information about UK government helpline for employees and employers on workers' rights at work
Link to UK government resources on what can and cannot be deducted from the pay of workers, including those being paid national minimum wage
Short video giving you some top tips on promoting fairness inclusion and respect in the workplace.
This section of the School offers a suite of resources to help you understand what FIR is, what the business benefits are and how to integrate it into your organisation
ACAS advice and guidance to employers and employees on basic rights and responsibilities in the workplace
UK government overview of the basis steps that every business must take when they employ people
"Information and guidance from the UK government on the Equality Act 2010, including age discrimination and public sector Equality Duty. "
Website of the organisation which, in Northern Ireland, has responsibilities around discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, race, religion and political opinion, sex...
Current, legally binding rates of minimum wage, applicable to all ages and types of employees
2018 data published by construction companies presented a damning picture, showing pay inequality worse than in any other industry.
Clear infographics about what sexual harassment is and how to spot and stop it
A legally compliant, sample policy which employers should adapt to suit the particular circumstances of their organisation
A summary of the employers' legal requirements, and employees' rights, in regard to flexible working
Factsheet from the Law Society about how sexual harassment is defined in law and on what basis it is illegal
Highways England recommend this video of Australian Chief of Army Lieutenant General David Morrison, as an example of a leader taking a stand to combat discrimination and harassment...
The gender pay gap is the difference in the average hourly wage of all men and women across a workforce. If women do more of the less well paid jobs within an organisation than...
Link to UK government guidance on implementation of working time directives
Link to ACAS guidance for employers on TUPE
The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects human rights for everyone in Scotland.
Non-governmental organisation that challenges discrimination and protects promote human rights in England, Wales and Scotland
Details of equality legislation applicable to Northern Ireland
Overview of an individual can legally change their gender, from the gender originally stated on their birth certificate
ACAS guidance on the situation whereby an employer might be held liable for the actions of their employees - for example actions that are discriminatory
UK government summary of employers' responsibilities around equality monitoring
ACAS has produced a legally compliant, equality monitoring form. Scroll down to the very end of the page to download it.
Summary, from The Guardian, of techniques used to eliminate implicit biases from selection of musicians for orchestras, impacts and relevance to business
People who have or have had cancer are protected by law from discrimination at work. This guide from the charity Macmillan explains how to make reasonable adjustments, to accommodate...
"Information for businesses on their legal duties, as service providers, under the Equality Act 2010. "
Gender pay reporting legislation requires employers with 250 or more employees to publish statutory calculations every year showing how large the pay gap is between their male...
Clear ACAS guidance on what sexual harassment is and how to address it
Employers with 250 or more employees must publish figures comparing men and women’s average pay across the organisation. Users can search by employer name or nature of business.
Equality legislation specific to Scotland
Wording of equality legislation specific to Wales
Companies of over 250 employees have a legal requirement to identify and report their gender pay gap. The website of the Fawcett Society includes resources for companies to address...
UK government published a Race Disparity Audit, in October 2017, illustrating how that the principle that a person's progression at work is currently linked to ethnicity - not...