Frequently asked questions on equality issues
Your questions - Equality Act
If a member of staff declares a disability for the REF, is the institution 'deemed to know' about the staff member's disability?Related subject: Disability | Staff | Equality Act Related subject: Students | Equality Act | Scotland
When a student's association is a separate entity to the HEI with its own charity and legal status, what are the HEI's equality responsibilities with regard to student clubs and societies affiliated to the association and using HEI premises?Related subject: Equality Act
To meet the ambitions of the equality duty, how can HEIs demonstrate due regard throughout their functions?Related subject: Gender | Sexual orientation | Equality Act Related subject: Equality Act
We know that some provisions of the Equality Act 2010 will come in to force on 1 October 2010. What actions do we need to take to be ready for this date?Related subject: Disability | Equality Act
Does section 60 (pre-employment health questionnaires) of the Equality Act 2010 impact upon our existing recruitment policies and practices?Related subject: General | Equality Act
Now that the Equality Bill has become an act we are considering expanding our Single Equality Scheme to cover the new protected characteristics - but do we need to? How do the government's proposals for the Public Sector Equality Duty affect our plans?