The managers guide to employment law - equal opportunities


The body of law directly relevant to equal opportunities in the workplace is often referred to as anti-discrimination law. This protects people from discrimination relating to their certain personal characteristics. These are age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • What are protected characteristics?
  • The scope of the protection
  • Different types of discrimination
  • Other prohibited conduct
  • Exceptions and defences
  • The implications and costs of getting it wrong.


Authored by: Karen Teago

Karen Teago practised employment law in regional commercial firms from 2001 to 2010. Since leaving private practice she has prepared and presented numerous lectures, courses and webinars on a variety of employment law topics. She is a Director of an HR Consultancy in Northamptonshire and was admitted to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in 2015.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £30.00 (excludes VAT)