Discrimination - A Guide for Support Staff

A beginner's guide to discrimination law for support staff

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Course Overview

This introductory session will offer a round-up of the essential discrimination law knowledge which those in the legal sector, and the workplace in general, must poses.

Discrimination is a huge topic, but this course will focus on what discrimination covers, what the legislation is and who it applies to.

Consideration will be given to the nine protected characteristics as defined by The Equality Act 2010 namely age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex (gender) and sexual orientation.


In addition, this course will also provide viewers with an overview of the different types of discrimination; Direct, indirect, perceptive, associative, harassment and victimisation.

Designed as a beginner’s guide to discrimination law, this course is ideal for support staff and could also form part of your firm’s training package for new starters.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with discrimination legislation
  • • Have a broad understanding of the relevant issues that are/are not covered by discrimination

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for support staff and new starters

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About Instructor - Kathy Daniels

Kathy is a Teaching Fellow at Aston University, lecturing in employment law and employee relations. After a career in HR, in the manufacturing sector, she now writes extensively on HR related topics, and specifically on employment law. Kathy has written an employment law textbook which is currently in its third edition, and also writes a broad range of materials for organisations such as the CIPD. In addition, she is a Lay Member of the Employment Tribunal, sitting in Birmingham.

Course Curriculum

Webinars

  • Webinar
    00:26:33

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    5 Page
  • Slides
    9 Page

Quiz

  • Quiz
     

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