The Public Sector Equality Duty requires us to have due regard to the aims of the Equality Act 2010 when making decisions and setting policies, this involves:
- eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation and any other conduct prohibited under the Equality Act 2010
- advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic (age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation) and those who do not share it
- foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.
We do this by undertaking, Equality Impact Assessments (EIA), they cover both our service users and our employees.