The equality duty was created by the Equality Act 2010 and replaces the race, disability and gender equality duties.
What is in this leaflet?
The public sector equality duty
The general equality duty
The specific equality duties
The responsible body for ensuring compliance in educational institutions
The equality duty applies to organisations carrying out their public functions
Procurement and commissioning
Private bodies and the public sector equality duty
Monitoring all the protected characteristics of staff
What do public authorities need to do on assessing impact on equality under the general equality duty?
Equality analysis / equality impact assessments
The Equality and Human Rights Commission
Page Published: 29/10/2012