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Managing Equality & Diversity In The Workplace

The working population of the UK today is diverse. Diverse means different and varied.

People are different and varied in the way they look, dress, how they behave, what they believe in, which sex they are and how old they are.

An effective organisation appreciates and recognises the differences that exist amongst its workforce whether they be age, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group or disability.

This equality and diversity workshop will explore the issues surrounding diversity in the workplace, the legislation that exists and how to maximise the benefits that a diverse workforce can bring to an organisation.

Below are indicative equality and diversity training topics.

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Equality and Diversity Course Outline

Introduction To Equality & Diversity

  • What is diversity?
  • What is equality?
  • Why everyone is uniquely different
  • Personal “models of the world” and internal “filters”
  • How to recognise the diversity of your staff and customers


  • Current and future legislation and what it means to you:
    • Equality Act (This came into force on October 2010 and replaced:
      • Equal Pay Act 1970
      • Sex Discrimination Act 1995
      • Race Relations Act 1976
      • Disability Discrimination Act 1995
      • Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
      • Employment Equality (Religion & Belief) Regulations 2007
      • Age Discrimination 2006
      • Equality Act 2006 Part 2 & The Equality Act
      • Sexual Orientation Regulations 2007
    • Human Rights Act
    • Health And Safety Act
    • Data Protection Act
    • Asylum and Immigration Act

Company Policies & Guidance

  • What does your staff handbook cover?
  • How does it apply to your role?
  • Have you had any examples of breaches of the law?

When Things Go Wrong

  • What should you do if you suspect wrong doing?
  • Why prevention is better than cure
  • The uses of tribunals
  • Individual legal obligations

Personal Action Planning

  • What is ‘best practice’ and it’s place within the workplace
  • What do you need to start doing?
  • What do you need to stop doing?
  • What should you do more of?
  • What should you do less of?

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