We all want to treat people fairly, and we like to believe that we do so. But sometimes it can be hard to see how our actions might be perceived by others and lead them to feel uncomfortable, let down or discriminated against. Moreover, we can't just rely on our common sense since the equal treatment of people in the UK is enshrined in the Equality Act.
In this course you will learn about the value of diversity and the Equality Act that outlaws discrimination and harassment.
The value of diversity
Describe the protected characteristics and types of discrimination under The Equality Act 2010
Explain what harassment is and how it can be avoided
Recognise your responsibility to keep the workplace free of discrimination and harassment
What is Equality and Diversity for Managers
Do you stereotype?
Value of diversity
Benefits of diversity
Why do equality and diversity matter in the workplace?
The Equality Act 2010
The nine protected characteristics
Types of discrimination
You make the call: Is it discrimination?
When and how does normal office banter become harassment?
You make the call: Is it harassment?
You make the call: Standards of conduct
Checklist: Your responsibilities
You make the call: The dos and don'ts of discrimination