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Businesses need to review and update their current policies and procedures to reflect changes in the Equality Act
Acas, the employment relations service, has today launched new guidance to help businesses understand and prepare for the changes to the new single Equality Act. The new Acas quick start guidance, The Equality Act – what’s new for employers? demonstrates what these changes mean in practice.
John Taylor Acas Chief Executive said: ‘Fairness in the workplace is good business and motivates staff as well as improving effectiveness and productivity. Last year Acas received around 32,000 calls on diversity and discrimination related issues. Our new guide helps businesses and managers understand what the changes mean in practice and what action employers will need to take.’
For more information see link: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3028