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Acas provides practical support and guidance to better manage equality and diversity in organisations.  view more

Commission for Equality and Human Rights
Promotes and monitors human rights and equality.  view more

Equality Challenge Unit
The Equality Challenge Unit is the first full time office devoted to promoting equality and diversity in higher education.  view more

Diversity in Diction
This is a comprehensive guide put together by the TUC and Unison on the appropriate use of language. Words are important -this helps raise our awareness of how to use them carefully.  view more

Equality North East
Provides employers, employees and individuals with equality information, advice and guidance.  view more


Age UK
Age UK aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice,campaigns, products, training and research.  view more

ACAS Guidelines on Age Regulations  view more

Age and Employment Network  view more


Dignity at Work
Information on dignity at work from the Equality Challenge Unit.  view more


Equality Challenge Unit information that is specifically disability related.  view more

Employers Forum on Disability
Website containing facts and information on the effective employment of disabled people.  view more

Mind aims to help people take control of their mental health.  view more

Disability North
Aims to promote inclusion, independence and choice for disabled people.  view more


Fawcett Society
Campaigns and research issues of relevance to UK women.  view more

Opportunity Now
Committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities across the UK.  view more


Institute of Race Relations
The Institute of Race Relations website has a quiz on race in the UK.  view more

Race for Opportunity
Committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities across the UK.  view more

Religion or Belief

BBC - Religion
The BBC website on religion is a great online resource for finding out about religious diversity in the UK.  view more

Interfaith Calendar
Site giving a very comprehensive overview of key faith events.  view more

Faith Guide to Islam.  view more

Faith Guide to Buddhism.  view more

Faith Guide to Christianity.  view more

Faith Guide to Hinduism.  view more

Faith Guide to Judaism.  view more

Faith Guide to Sikhism.  view more

Sexual Orientation

Guardian - Gay rights
The Guardian website is updated daily and this area focuses on gay rights - both in the workplace and outside of it.  view more

MESMAC North East
A community organisation supporting the local LGBT community.  view more

Promoting gay, lesbian and bi-sexual rights. Site contains news and information on employment, legal and campaign issues.  view more


Trans Staff and Students in Higher Education
The Equality Challenge Unit guidance on supporting trans staff and students.  view more

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