All being equal - the impact of the Government's equality agenda on employment law
In December 2010, the Government published its equality strategy – Building a fairer Britain – which is founded on the principles of equal treatment and equal opportunity. Interestingly, the strategy envisages tackling all inequalities including those not currently protected by legislation, eg, class inequalities. To achieve this, the strategy recognises the need to move from legislation-based solutions and the strand-based approach, focusing instead on the individual.
The Government is setting a new equality agenda. Berwin Leighton Paisner’s Lisa Mayhew and Catherine Turner (both pictured below) examine the impact of its initiatives
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