Positive Discrimination

Positive Discrimination

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A webinar for businesses and HR professionals focusing on positive discrimination in the workplace and common mistakes employers make.

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Increasing diversity and inclusion within the workforce has become a priority for many within the UK employment market.

When it comes to positive discrimination, employers face a balancing act in sourcing a diverse range of talent with their obligations under the Equality Act. Employers must understand the difference between what steps are permissible against those which are not.

In this webinar, our employment law team will provide an overview of what positive discrimination is, key instances when it may occur and the steps employers should take in order to reduce their exposure to discrimination claims.

Topics covered will include:-

  • An overview of what positive discrimination is
  • Common ways in which positive discrimination occurs:
  • The difference between positive discrimination and positive action
  • Common mistakes employers make
  • The possible tribunal awards for positive discrimination.
  • Top tips to reduce your exposure to positive discrimination claims.

Machins Solicitors

Machins Solicitors LLP is one of the leading firms of solicitors in Bedfordshire, and Hertfordshire and has offices in both Luton and Berkhamsted.

We recognise the need to establish a proper relationship with our clients which allows us to understand your individual requirements and to give effective practical advice in an understandable, cost effective way. Machins Solicitors provides specialist advice and assistance both for businesses and individuals.

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