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Equality Act 2010 & Discrimination: Discrimination key card

Key Points

  • Applicants, employees and former employees head a long list of those protected by the Equality Act 2010;
  • The Equality Act 2010 lists nine protected characteristics;
  • Main types of claim are direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation;
  • Indirect discrimination (and direct age discrimination) can be objectively justified;
  • Remedies include compensation, declarations and recommendations.

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