Public Sector Equality Duty

Review of the Public Sector Equality Duty: Whose Agenda is it anyway?

On 6th September the long anticipated review of the public sector equality duty (PSED) was published. The review was commissioned by the government as part of the “Red Tape Challenge” with the objectives of assessing whether the PSED was achieving its aims of eliminating unlawful discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations, without Read More

Sexual harrassment

Repeal of the Equality Act 2010’s third party harassment provisions confirmed

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 has repealed provisions within the Equality Act 2010 which make employers liable for the harassment of their staff by third parties. Currently, employers are required to take reasonably practicable steps to prevent the harassment of their employees by third parties such as suppliers or customers, and must act Read More