Equality Act 2010: What do I need to know?
The Equality Act brings together nine separate
pieces of legislation into one single Act simplifying the law and
strengthening it in important ways to help tackle discrimination
Implementation of the majority of the Equality Act will begin on
1 October 2010. Equality Act 2010: What do I need to
know? is a series of summary guides and "Quick Start"
guides to the key changes in the law, produced by the Government
Equalities Office in partnership with the British Chambers of
Commerce, Citizens Advice, ACAS and the Equality and Diversity
Forum, to support implementation of the Act. These simple guides
set out clearly what the new laws will mean for business, the
public sector, the voluntary sector and the public, helping people
understand their new responsibilities and rights in the work place
and when providing or accessing goods or services.
Voluntary and community organisations
Private Clubs and Other Associations
Businesses who provide goods and services
British Sign Language (BSL) versions
Welsh language versions available
To order any of these publications in hardcopy, please
send a request to GEOPublications@geo.gsi.gov.uk.
If you have read any of the above guides, please let us know
what you think by filling out a brief Equality Act 2010 Guidance
You can view the press release here
and also find out more about accessing the PDFs on this website here.