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Discrimination and the Law

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Location: London
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course Description

Discrimination and the Law - 1 day legal course for HR professionals and managers - CIPD training

This training course reviews key legal frameworks that are relevant to discrimination in the workplace. All course content reflects the new concepts and provisions included in The Equality Act 2010. Techniques and processes for ensuring that your organisation is legally compliant will be included.

By participating in this course, you will gain skills in:

  •  the key legal principles on which you will need to provide advice and guidance for your organisation
  • relating and applying those principles to the employment relationship
  • advising your organisation on recent legal developments.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is suitable for HR practitioners and managers with responsibility for employment law issues in their organisations. No prior experience in discrimination related law is required.

Training Course Content

This course will explore the following topics:

  •  Introduction
    • 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
    • vicarious liability for acts of third parties
    • 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
  • Different types of discrimination
    • direct discrimination
    • indirect discrimination
    • combined discrimination
    • victimisation
    • harassment
  • Exceptions
    • 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
    • the role of Acas.


  • Member Price: £490 + VAT
  • Non-Member Price: £545 + VAT

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