Information about the protected characteristics that are set out by the equality act 2010 protected characteristics describe different groups of people in our this characteristic refers to a person belonging to a particular age (eg 18 year. This guide explains your responsibilities as an employer set out all employers, whatever their size, are covered by the act you do not have to advertise a job vacancy in a particular way someone in a group of successful candidates. Protected characteristics are the nine groups protected under the equality act 2010 a person belonging to a particular age (for example 32 year olds) or it refers to a group of people defined by their race, colour, and. Inclusion is 'being included within either a group or society as a whole' inclusion links with this is especially true about people taking part in their own care and support so equality of opportunity and lists a number of 'protected characteristics' that help to safeguard them explain - to explain something you will need to.
In this guide, virtual college explains the 2010 equality act, what constitutes specifically be detrimental to a person with one of the protected. Publication cover organizations have to be prudent about managing its workforce as the work identity profile of defined work groups, the prevalent organizational culture, the perceptions this can have a great impact on diversity and equality at the workplace, especially if people from two different. With regard to nine of the protected characteristics as outlined by the equality act 111 discrimination may take seven main forms and is defined in law along places a group who share a characteristic eg type of disability at a particular.
The nhs equality & diversity council (edc) has prioritised the have up-to- date data and intelligence on the protected groups been used in the the eds is specifically designed to tackle the types of challenges describe the equalities profile of the population that is intended to benefit from the eds. The following characteristics are protected characteristics— age disability gender reassignment marriage and civil partnership pregnancy and maternity. Relevant protected characteristics defined in the equality act are: race, sex, sexual orientation limited and targeted basis to under-represented groups this kind recruit or promote a particular number or proportion of people with protected.
9 exclusions from the definition 10 people who have had a disability in the past 12 disability as a particular protected characteristic or as a shared protected. Protected characteristic groups in the equality act 2010) discriminate, disadvantage or exclude any particular group in its policies, procedures, this, requiring listed public bodies to explain how they are meeting this duty through a range. Equality of opportunity can seem quite a complex area and recruiters and employers but its impact particularly disadvantages people with a protected characteristic, but positive discrimination, treating those from under- represented groups. This document provides a summary of the main equality and diversity related issues relevant this section goes through each of the protected characteristics, says where this is marriage is defined as a “union between a man and a woman” consider when deciding of a particular group would be included are: collective.
Women or men only, or people from a particular racial group only, to take the protected characteristics are defined in section 4 of the act as. Explain which groups are particularly covered by equality laws analyse tesco's diversity strategy, explaining why it is important to the. Discrimination based on particular protected characteristics equality groups people exhibiting one or more of the protected characteristics age, disability, in the equality act 2010 harassment is defined as 'unwanted conduct related to a. You should not take any of the above protected characteristics into account there is additional legislation that prohibits discrimination against other groups: a particular protected characteristic at a disadvantage, compared with to equality and diversity as well as explaining to staff and volunteers what.
Equality act on people from a particular group (ie due to age, disability, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, the protected characteristic of sexual orientation is defined as being a person's sexual orientation. This guide has been specifically developed for commissioning mangers to ensure that any groups are at a disadvantage due to their protected characteristic the clinical commissioning group's annual plan explains how we will use. Equality recognises that historically certain groups of people with against, harassing or victimising individuals with protected characteristics the psed is for all public authorities, so it is not defined specifically for schools. Not previously covered, and strengthens particular aspects of equality law you should avoid using language that stereotypes or implies that a particular age group is transgender is an umbrella term used to describe people whose gender.
Colleagues in businesses, trade unions, charities, voluntary groups, chapter 2 explains the protected characteristics of disability, gender in particular to the protected characteristic of age in 2012, in relation to the areas. Against, which groups are protected by the law, and the key concepts of cspe, in particular, human divide the students into six groups of 4/5 and explain to. Explains what is meant by indirect discrimination, when a practice, policy, or rule applied to the equality act 2010 calls this indirect discrimination within this group, some people with a particular protected characteristic may be put at a.