The Careers Service is positive about diversity. This section highlights organisations and resources that will help students from diverse backgrounds to achieve that fulfilling future.
The Equality Act 2010 is the law which bans unfair treatment and helps achieve equal opportunities in the workplace and in wider society. The act replaced previous anti-discrimination laws (including the Disability Discrimination Act, the DDA) with a single act to make the law simpler and to remove inconsistencies. The act covers nine protected characteristics which are:
To find out more about the Equality Act, visit the Home Office website
Specific initiatives and assistance to help students from ethnic minorities in their job search.
Organisations and support for gay, lesbian and bisexual students including gay friendly employers.
This article was published on Apr 11, 2012