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Equality Links

This page gives links to websites about Equality including information on Human Rights, good practice in the Higher Education sector, conciliation and arbitration, and equality legislation.

Equality & Human Rights Commission This new body encompasses the former Equal Opportunities, Racial Equality and Disability Commissions, representing all individual's rights and freedoms.

Equalities Challenge Unit This organisation was created in order to bring together good practice from across the Higher Education sector. The body also provides information on equal opportunities initiatives to institutions through their various publications.

Government Equalities Office :  GEO has responsibility within Government for equality strategy and legislation and take the lead on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality matters.

Access to Work: Provides advice and support with extra costs which may arise because of a person's health of disability.

ACAS  The publicly funded Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.

Department for Business Innovation and Skills :  The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) helps the UK build on its strengths and develop new capabilities that will enable everyone to exploit these changes fully.

It provides some guidance on discrimination in Employment.

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