Discrimination law

Equality Advisory & Support Service

www.equalityadvisoryservice.com

This is the helpline and information service, which replaced the EHRC's similar service. Now features online resources including template letters for complaining about discrimination.

Equality and Human Rights Commission

www.equalityhumanrights.com

The most useful bits of this website are to be found under the “Our Legal Action” and "Equality Act" sections, which is where you will find the statutory and non-statutory guidance and codes issued by the Commission. Also to be found are summaries of relevant caselaw and a description of the Commission’s legal powers.

Age Positive

www.gov.uk/government/collections/age-positive

A useful collection of materials from the DWP’s “age Positive” initiative.

GOV.UK - Guidance for Employers

www.gov.uk/employer-preventing-discrimination

A well written, plain language guide for employers on how to prevent discrimination in the workplace. Not a bad starting point for any student of equality law.

Government Equalities Office

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/government-equalities-office

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) is responsible for equality strategy and legislation across government. The pages are mostly a shop front for the department itself, but you can also find consultation documents, impact assessments and the like.

Scottish Government Equality Pages

www.gov.scot/topics/people/equality

Although equality is a reserved matter, the promotion of equal opportunities is a matter which is fair game for the Scottish Government. These pages contain links to a myriad of policy documentation in relation to various equality issues and protected characteristics, from the funding of LGBT groups to the use of BSL to anti-racism toolkits to Scotland's violence against women and girls strategy. Of critical importance is the public sector equality duty, and this is addressed on these pages too. A very useful resource.