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Discrimination and the Law

CIPD Training
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1 day
545 GBP excl. VAT
London
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Course description

Discrimination and the Law - 1 day course - CIPD Training

The Equality Act 2010 has streamlined existing discrimination law and introduced new concepts and provisions for employers. This course will help you ensure your organisation is legally compliant, whilst bringing you up to date on the latest developments in case law.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

HR practitioners or line managers responsible for employment law issues within their organisation. No prior knowledge of the law relating to discrimination is required.

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All CIPD Training programmes can be run in-house, where we can tailor the content to your organisation’s unique needs. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of the Discrimination and the Law course, you'll be able to:

    • identify the legal principles related to discrimination law and provide advice and guidance to your organisation
    • understand the key provisions of the Equality Act
    • advise your organisation on recent legal developments.

    Training Course Content

    Introduction

    • Equality Act 2010
    • Sources of discrimination law
      • European laws
      • Domestic laws
    • Statutory bodies
    • Who has protection from discrimination laws?
    • How and when can discrimination occur? 
    • Legal liability
    • The shifting burden of proof
    • Secondary liability - the employer's defence
    • Personal liability

    Protected Characteristics

    • Age
    • Disability
    • Gender reassignment
    • Marriage and civil partnership
    • Pregnancy and maternity
    • Race
    • Religion or belief
    • Sex – including Equal Pay
    • Sexual orientation
    • Caste – update on introduction

    Different types of discrimination

    • Direct discrimination
    • Indirect discrimination
    • Associative discrimination
    • Perceptive discrimination
    • Victimisation
    • Harassment
    • Discrimination arising from disability

    Specific issues

    • Positive action
    • Occupational requirements
    • Public sector duties

    Terminating the employment relationship

    • Discriminatory grounds for dismissal
    • Dismissing on the grounds of disability
    • Resignations and constructive dismissal
    • Redundancy – selection and consultation

    Enforcement

    • Time limits
    • Questionnaires
    • Remedies
    • Equal pay audits
    • The role of acas

    Programme is subject to change pending new developments.

    Why choose CIPD Training

    Over 100 years of experience

    Join over 25,000 professionals currently studying

    100+ short courses

    Expenses

    Non-member Fee: £545 + VAT

    CIPD Member Fee: £490 + VAT

    About provider

    CIPD Training

    Shaping the future of the HR and L&D profession. The CIPD is championing better work and working lives, setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisational development.  With more than 100 programmes, CIPD Training is one of the UK's...


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    SW19 1JQ London

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