Creating a fairer Britain
The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. The information on this page reflects changes to the law.
This guide tells you about how you can expect a business to behave towards you to avoid all the different types of unlawful discrimination. We give you an overview of how equality law applies to all businesses, and then we go on to look at particular issues that businesses providing goods, facilities and services in different sectors may need to think about when considering what equality law tells them to do.
We give examples of issues that may affect how you are treated by:
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This guide also contains the following sections, which are similar in each guide in the series and contain information you are likely to need to understand what we tell you about using the services of a business: