Area Discrimination

Age Discrimination

Age discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their age group. An age group can be as specific as an individual or a more limited age group (e.g. ’27 year-olds’ or ‘people in their mid-forties’)…

Direct Discrimination

Direct discrimination can be applied to all of the protected characteristics under s4 of the Equality Act (EqA) 2010, which are as follows: Age; Disability; Gender Reassignment; Marriage and Civil Partnership; Pregnancy and Maternity; Race; Religion or belief; Sex; Sexual…

Indirect Discrimination

Indirect discrimination is a form of unlawful discrimination against the following protected characteristics: Age; Disability; Gender Reassignment; Marriage and Civil Partnership; Pregnancy and Maternity; Race; Religion or belief; Sex; Sexual Orientation; Legal Framework Indirect discrimination is legally defined under s19…

Disability Discrimination

Disability discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their disability. Certain disabilities are always covered (provided there has been discrimination) under the Equality Act 2010. These disabilities include: blindness, cancer, HIV, Multiple…