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It Arrives on Friday and WILL Impact Every UK Business.....

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EmployEasily Legal Services

EmployEasily Legal Services

EmployEasily Legal Services
.......and 'it' is called the Equality Act!

So how will it impact you?

For starters, businesses will not be able to ask job applicants questions about their health and whether they have a disability other than in specified circumstances.

In addition, all existing discrimination legislation, including the nine protected characteristics are age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation, all come together under this new Act.

Discrimination claims resulting in Employment Tribunals last year cost business owners an average of just over £19,500, which combined with the £9000 average cost to defend an Employment Tribunal claim, made this complex area of Employment Law a very expensive proposition for Employers.

So is YOUR business ready for the new Equality Act?

A FREE HR Health Check will help you find out.