The Equality Act
The nine main pieces of legislation that have merged are:
Equality monitoring is a crucial for the successful implementation of equality and diversity strategies, and higher education institutions have a legal duty to collect, analyse and monitor equality data. The data provides us with an overall picture of our student and staff body, and demonstrates where we need to make changes, as well as identifying where we are exceeding local and national averages for participation. This data is particularly relevant to:
Queen Mary regularly reports the diversity of the workforce and student body to committee. Equality Impact Assessments should consider the outcome of policy and practice and the production and consideration of the data below forms part of our ongoing commitment to embedding equality.