Creating a fairer Britain
The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.
You will be pleased to discover that although legal information may seem tricky to get to grips with, the law in this case is quite simple to understand.
You can find out more about your rights on a specific strand by selecting one of the links below:
Research shows that only 7% of young people experiencing problems in post-school education, training and employment knew that they could access services to help them. Shockingly, 73% have tried to obtain advice, failed and ended up having to handle their problems alone.