Recent reports and research
Pre-employment health question – EHRC Checklist: the Equality Act 2010 makes it generally unlawful to ask questions about disability and health before you make a job offer. Set out in this 1 page document is a checklist of actions for employers.
With the recent (Oct 2012) introduction of Age discrimination against adults in the provision of services and public functions we have updated our summary of age discrimination with a focus on the exemptions including ‘objective justification’.
As part of our celebration of LGBT History Month we have updated and further developed our Sexual Orientation Quiz – test your knowledge (and perceptions) – see how you get on!
The Equality Act 2010 with its 218 clauses brings in many new responsibilities for employers to implement and for HR to update their policies and procedures. We have produced a handy check-list of the main elements of the Act that requires action to be taken
To ensure that your organisation is hitting the standard to meet the needs of disabled people as employees, customers and stakeholders, the Employers Forum on Disability has identified ten key business areas that must be considered in order to meet these needs.
Ten Criteria - The Disability Standard
As part of the new Equality Act 2010 those involved in interviewing will need to be fully aware of their responsibilities, here we have produced an except from our Recruitment, Selection and Interview training programme handbook.