The Equality Act (the Act) was introduced in October 2010 and largely consolidates and replaces the race, disability and gender equality duties. The Act simplifies, strengthens and harmonises current legislation to provide a new discrimination law which protects individuals from unfair treatment and promotes a fair and equal society. The Act makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against individuals because of a ‘protected characteristic’, such as age, disability, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
As an employer, a service provider and community partner we are committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity for all those within NBLT’s community, whether employees, residents, visitors, contractors or suppliers.
At NBLT we believe that:
Our strategic priorities are:
For more detail around our priorities, please refer to Unlocking potential: Empowering to change (PDF, 74KB).