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Good News for Employers

March 2013: The Equality Act 2010 provisions dealing with discrimination questionnaires will be repealed by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill 2012-13 as part of the Government’s ongoing quest to reduce red tape in discrimination cases. This is despite the fact that 83% of the responses to the Government’s consultation on this issue opposed the move. As discrimination questionnaires are often used by (potential) claimants purely as a tactic to prompt an early cash settlement, most employers will welcome the change. More…