Legislation affect on business

Brief description of legislation affecting businesses INCLUDING:

Sex discrimination act, Equal pay act, Race relation act, Disability discrimination act, Data protection act

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Sex Discrimination act does affect business
They can't ask for a male or female in the
advertisement for a certain job.
They have to be fair and true, and
you cant be turned away due to
your gender
Gender should not be the reason for
`sacking'
Each gender should not be treated
differently when training or promotion
opportunities rise…read more

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The equal pay act
Men and Women are paid the same for `like work'
Ensure that employees are paid what is seen as
the minimum hourly rate which is acceptable to
pay someone…read more

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Race Relation Act
This act makes it illegal to discriminate against someone
because of their
· Race
· Colour
· National origin
· Ethnic origin
This applies to all aspects of employing
someone from recruitment to ending
someone's employment
This means that the best person for a job
must be chosen, based on what they can do,
not where they come from or the colour of
their skin.…read more

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Disability Discrimination Act
This act ensures that people with disabilities
are not refused employment in a certain place
of work because of their disability.
A workplace which employs more than 20
people must give equal opportunity to job
applicants who have disabilities.
The employer is expected to make `reasonable adjustment' to
the workplace to accommodate someone with a disability.
e.g. building a ramp for a wheelchair…read more

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Data protection act
They say that data must be:
1. Fairly and lawfully processed;
2. Processed for limited purposes;
3. Adequate, relevant and not excessive;
4. Accurate;
5. Not kept for longer than is necessary;
6. Processed in line with your rights;
7. Securely kept
8. Not transferred to countries without
adequate protection.…read more

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