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Categories:
Employment Law
Residential Property
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to set out the circumstances in which the Equality Act 2010 and the new rules on discrimination will affect property disposals and management issues. Property transactions and management come within the ambit of the provision of goods and services. The podcast examines some of the key concepts in the new legislation, including that of ‘protected characteristic’ and the ‘single equality duty’ and where they might be relevant for lawyers involved in property disputes.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what the Equality Act 2010 is all about;
  • Understand what counts as prohibited discrimination under the new Act;
  • Understand the concept of a ‘protected characteristic’;
  • Understand the interface between discrimination law and property transactions and management issues;
  • Understand when the new law will apply to disposals of property;
  • Understand what obligations the new Act imposes on managers of property;
  • Be aware of a Landlord’s obligation to make reasonable adjustments to property for the use of a disabled person;
  • Be aware of the ‘single equality duty’ and its possible implications for public sector housing stock.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Equality Act 2010.
Tags:

This podcast, with specialist property and housing practitioner Nick Billingham from Devonshires, is about how the Equality Act 2010 will affect property law and management in terms of discrimination in the provision of goods and services.

Podcast added: 19/11/10

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-10-25

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