Blackstones Guide to the Equality Act 2010

Paperback | December 10, 2016

EditorJohn Wadham, Anthony Robinson, David Ruebain

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The Equality Act 2010 was an extremely significant reform of UK discrimination law, consolidating the existing mass of statutory provisions into one statute. The Act brought new rights against discrimination and imposed new duties on employers, service providers, and public authorities, andalso introduced a new socio-economic duty on public authorities to reduce the inequalities of outcome which result from socio-economic disadvantage. It defined nine protected characteristics: age, disability, combined grounds, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion orbelief, sex, and sexual orientation. This fully revised edition of Blackstone's Guide to the Equality Act 2010 covers all recent developments in the law relating to the Equality Act 2010. Combining the full text of the Act, as amended, with narrative from an expert team, the book is an invaluable resource for all who encounter theevolving legislation.The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. Published soon after enactment, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the extent, scope, and effects of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself. Theyoffer a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes.

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The Equality Act 2010 was an extremely significant reform of UK discrimination law, consolidating the existing mass of statutory provisions into one statute. The Act brought new rights against discrimination and imposed new duties on employers, service providers, and public authorities, andalso introduced a new socio-economic duty on p...

John Wadham is a solicitor and an independent consultant for the Council of Europe, the United Nations Development Program, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and UK charities. He is also the Chair of the UK's National Preventive Mechanism (OPCAT). Previously he was the Executive Director of INTERIGHTS (the International Centre for the Lega...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:December 10, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198793316

ISBN - 13:9780198793311

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Table of Contents

1. Robin Allen QC: Introduction2. Esther Maynard and Razia Karim: Protected Characteristics3. Anna Beale: Core Rights and Duties4. Esther Maynard and Brenda Parkes: Employment Rights and Duties, Statutory Office Holders, and Volunteers5. Nony Ardill: Services, Public Functions, and Transport6. Catherine Casserley: Premises and Education7. Laura Prince: The Public Sector Equality Duty and the Socio-Economic Duty8. Tom Brown: Public Procurement and Transparency in the Private Sector9. Glenys Craig: Enforcement10. Sophie Buckley and Rhodri McDonald: Equality of Terms11. Rachel Crasnow QC: Redressing the Balance: Positive Action, All Women Shortlists, Associations, and Trade Union Equality Representatives12. Peter Reading: International Obligations and the Human Rights ActR.S. Rana: Equality Act 2010, as amended

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Review from previous edition: "The Act is an important new step towards building a society based on equality and human rights by rationalizing and modernising the law. So, the 4 expert authors, John Wadham, Anthony Robinson, David Ruebain and Susie Uppal, give us the additional tools to helpus through the new maze and they do the job brilliantly." --Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers