Positive discrimination and the Equality Act 2010

This session will focus on the law and practice in relation to the positive discrimination provisions contained in the Equality Act 2010.

Delivered by Matthew Smith, Principal (Legal), Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), this session will cover:

  • Equality Act 2010 provisions on positive discrimination
  • Recent case law
  • Contexts and areas of law where positive discrimination arises
  • Advising on positive discrimination
  • The role of the EHRC

There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.


Event date:
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Event Type:


Online, via zoom
United Kingdom