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Categories:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast outlines the new Equality & Diversity rules of the BSB Code of Conduct. It sets out the new policy requirements and provides essential information for chambers to help ensure they are compliant with the new rules.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the reasons why changes have been implemented into the Equality and Diversity rules;
  • Understand the new policy requirements which relate to flexible working arrangements and parental leave;
  • Have considered how the new rules will impact those with disabilities;
  • Know what a good equality and diversity action plan should contain;
  • Understand the type of training required for those on recruitment panels;
  • Be aware of how the BSB will deal with non-compliance.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:

In this podcast Rolande Anderson and Sarah Loutfi from the Bar Standards Board outline the new Equality & Diversity rules for barristers. They set out the new policy requirements and the ways in which chambers can prevent non-compliance.

NEW! TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

12th December 2012

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