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Equality, Diversity and Discrimination: the essentials


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.

We’ll 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.

Business need

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

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

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


This half day session will cover:-

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

Have a large group of staff to train?
To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.

Need more than training?
We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

Venue Acas East Midlands   Map (opens in new window)   Date 26/03/2019    Time 09:30 - 13:00   
Price £105.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.