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Equality Bill welcomed by industry experts, but HR warned to prepare

Employment experts have welcomed the passing of the Equality Bill in its entirety, but warned HR professionals that they need to get to grips quickly with the regulations.

The legislation, which comes into force in October, will replace nine laws and more than 100 other measures with a single Act, in a bid to make it easier for employers and staff to understand their legal rights and obligations.

Anthony Lester, a human rights lawyer and Liberal Democrat peer, told Personnel Today he was "delighted the Bill will become law at last". "I have campaigned for it for a decade or more and it follows my own Private Member's Bill and the Hepple Report," he said.

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April 8, 2010

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