Essential Discrimination Law

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Human Resources, Employment Law

What Is Essential Discrimination Law Training?

Discrimination law continues to be the most rapidly expanding area of employment law. This course offers a real opportunity to get to grips with essential principles of discrimination law and provides a comprehensive update on all current and prospective developments. By the end of the course delegates will be able to learn and know how to apply key principles and concepts. Ensure that your policies and procedures comply with current law. Avoid discrimination claims. Understand best practice in managing diversity.

Who Should Attend

HR, personnel professionals and line managers who need a comprehensive grounding in the essentials of discrimination law.

Course Agenda

- An introduction to discrimination legislation CASE STUDY
- Discrimination
- Equal Pay
- The Human Rights Act
- Direct and indirect discrimination
- What is victimisation?
- Maternity - paternity and parental rights
- Recruitment and advertising: what are the legal considerations?
- Equal pay and opportunities
- Flexible working requests
- Religion
- Sexual orientation
- Recent case law
- Gender re-assignment
- Disability discrimination
- Exceptions and defences
- Absence from work
- Enforcement and remedies/compensation
- DDA and amending regulations
- Harassment and bullying
- Investigating harassment and bullying allegations
- Examining line manager responsibility
- Stress issues
- Age discrimination
- Pay and benefits
- Health and safety issues
- Dismissal and retirement
- Potential justifications
- Enforcement and liability
- Vicarious liability
- Remedies and compensation
- Avoiding litigation
- Handling tribunal claims.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Essential Discrimination Law course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

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We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

Course Availability

Available on client premises as an in-house course or at one of training venues, provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, simply complete the enquiry form below and we'll send you our quotation by return.

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Essential Discrimination Law
Part of our Employment Law range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 2 days
  • Max Class Size 12

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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