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Discrimination law - the basics: discriminatory behaviour

Author: Tina McKevitt

This line manager briefing can be adapted for use in your organisation, subject to the XpertHR terms and conditions of use.

The importance of understanding discrimination law

A working knowledge of discrimination law is crucial to the successful functioning of any organisation. It is also something that you will need to draw on as a manager to help create and maintain an environment in which employees are treated fairly.

This briefing provides an introduction to discrimination law with practical guidance on your role in recognising and handling equality and discrimination issues. Discrimination law: the basics - protected characteristics takes a closer look at the nine characteristics that are protected under discrimination law.