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Equality, Diversity and Discrimination: the essentials

23 September, 2015, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This half day training session covers the essentials of Equality and Diversity that all organisations, employee representatives and HR professionals need to be aware of

Acas be covering the different types of discrimination – including the nine protected characteristics – and sharing good practice that you can adopt and promote within your organisation.

The session will include the most recent changes brought about by the Equality Act.

Make sure you’re getting it right and not making costly mistakes.

By attending this course delegates will gain insight into key areas including:

  • equality issues and the law
  • the implications of getting it wrong
  • top tips to help you get it right
  • how to deal with issues should they arise
  • best practice in equality and diversity in the workplace

Suitable For

  • HR Specialists
  • Employment Relations Specialists
  • Employee Representatives
  • MD’s / CEOs
  • Owners of small and medium sized businesses
  • Managers and Supervisory staff
  • Finance Directors
  • Company Secretaries


  • Discrimination Law
  • Types of Discrimination
  • Protected Characteristics
  • Where the Equality Act does not apply
  • When Positive Discrimination can be applied
  • What an Equality Policy should include
  • Good practice in recruitment processes

For more information and to book for the event, please visit Acas.


23 September, 2015
9:30 am - 1:00 pm




Acas East Midlands
Apex Court, City Link
Nottingham, NG2 4LA United Kingdom
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