1. Definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010

    You’re disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a 'substantial' and 'long-term' negative effect on your ability to do daily activities

  2. Discrimination: your rights

    It is against the law to discriminate against anyone because of their sex, religion, disability or certain other personal characteristics ('protected characteristics')

  3. When a mental health condition becomes a disability

    If you have a long-term mental health condition you may be considered disabled under the Equality Act 2010

  4. Disability rights

    Find out about protection for disabled people from discrimination at work, in education or dealing with the police

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Disability Confident: how to sign up to the employer scheme
  2. Disability Confident promotional material
  3. Reasonable adjustments: a legal duty
  4. Access to Work: staff guide
  5. Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities
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News and communications

  1. New champions to fight for rights of disabled consumers
  2. Human Rights Council 40: Disabilities
  3. " There can be no health without mental health" : speech by Jemima Gordon-Duff
  4. Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: open letter to the VODG
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Research and statistics

  1. Disability Confident: survey of participating employers
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff
  2. Global Disability Summit - Charter for Change
  3. Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: easy read
  4. Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: equality analysis
  5. Think Autism strategy: governance refresh 2018
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