Creating a fairer Britain
We've put all the essential resources and training modules in one place to help employers and service providers get started with the Act.
As part of the Equality Act, a new public sector equality dutycame into force. View our guidance and resources for public authorities.
Download guidance documents for employers, workers, education providers, service users and service providers.
We are producing Codes of Practice to explain the statutory provisions of the Equality Act. Some have been laid before Parliament and approved as statutory codes of practice, some are being revised following public consultation, and some are being drafted as non statutory codes, and will be published for public review shortly.
How to comply with equality law and implement good practice in all aspects of employment including recruitment, pay, working hours, managing staff and developing policies.
Understand your rights to be treated equally in employment including when applying for jobs, promotion, flexible working, reasonable adjustments, equal pay, and retirement.
Guidance on how to comply with equality law and implement good practice when providing services, for all types of business, association or organisation.
Understand your rights to be treated equally and free from discrimination when buying goods or accessing services, including protection against harassment and rights to accessibility.
How to implement the Equality Act in schools including topics such as identity-based bullying, school trips, uniforms, corriculum delivery, same-sex schools, disabled pupils and admission terms.
How to provide equality in FE/HE, including details on work placements, admissions, harassment of teachers or students and pregnancy and maternity.
There are nine protected characteristics mentioned throughout the Equality Act. Find out what they are.