Impact assessment

Transition fund: equality impact assessment

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Public bodies are required to assess the impact that changes to policies, procedures and practices could have on different equalities groups.

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By law, all public bodies are required to assess the impact that changes to policies, procedures and practices could have on different equalities groups. This applies to organisational changes as well as outward-facing policies. In most organisations this is achieved by conducting an equality impact assessment.