Quick Start Guide to the Equality Act for Employers

Acas has worked with the Government Equalities Office and the Equality and Human Rights Commission to produce a quick start guide for employers. This guidance covers the changes coming into effect through the Equality Act 2010 and details how employers can reassess and align their practices to remain compliant.

What's changing?

  • Indirect discrimination
  • Associative discrimination
  • Perceptive discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Harassment by a third party
  • Victimisation
  • Positive action
  • Pre-employment health related checks
  • Extension of employment tribunal powers
  • Equal pay direct discrimination
  • Pay secrecy
PDF icon Download the Quick Start Employers Guide to the Equality Act 2010