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What diversity means for Essex employers

9 May 2016

A company’s success and competitiveness depends on its ability to embrace diversity and draw on the skills, understanding and experience of all its staff.


To support employers in complying with the law, the government has produced guidelines for employers on preventing discrimination.


The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced Codes of Practice on Employment, Services and Equal Pay. The main purpose of the codes of practice is to provide explanations of the provisions in the act and to apply legal concepts in the act to everyday situations.

The Acas model workplace can also help you to check how well your company is doing to ensure best practice.