The Law

Types of discrimination

Under the Equality Act 2010 there are 9 protected characteristics. It is important to recognise that we all have at …

Cyber bullying and the workplace

What is cyber bullying? Any form of bullying, harassment or victimisation that makes use of technology to deliberately upset, threaten, …

Hate crime & disability

A disability hate crime can be defined as anything from online abuse to physical violence in which the individual was …

Sexual harassment at work

Definition Sexual harassment may be defined as ‘unwanted verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature which has the …

Hate Crime

The Association of Chief Police Officers and the Crown Prosecution Service have agreed a common definition of hate crime: “Any …

The Law

There are three distinct legal jurisdictions in the UK: England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The key pieces of …

Sex discrimination

What is sex discrimination? Treating people differently because of their sex in one off situations or as result of policy. It …

Age

What is age discrimination? Treating someone differently because of their actual age, their perceived age or the age of someone …

Marriage & Civil Partnerships

What is the difference between marriage and civil partnerships? Marriage can either be between a man and a woman, or …