Equality Act 2010 – Using Positive Action When Making Appointments

This step-by-step practical guide is intended as an aid for employers who wish to use positive action when making appointments. For more detailed guidance on how the law works, please see the Government Equalities Office quick start guide on positive action in recruitment and promotion which can be found via our All Formats Resources Library.

The information contained in this guide is not exhaustive, and does not preclude other action permitted under the Equality Act 2010. For more information about other aspects of the Act, please see the “Further sources of information” listed at the end of this guide.

Please Note: This guide was created by the Government Equalities Office and is freely available from them directly, and is being reshared by All Formats for informational and guidance purposes only. All copyrights remain with the Government Equalities Office, All Formats can take no responsibility for the information provided in this document.

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