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Equality and Human Rights Commission

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
0800 800 0082
Sector:
Public

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Black and Minority Ethnic Groups offer social activities and support to residents originating from countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh,Somali and the West Indies.
Consumer Direct is a one-stop service run by the Department of Trade and Industry. It provides information and links to sources of further advice on issues of concern to general consumers. The Consumers Complaints List gives voice to your complaint by forcing the complaint procedure into the public domain.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age. Under the ADEA, it is unlawful to discriminate against a person because of his/her age with respect to any term, condition, or privilege of employment, including hiring, firing, promotion, layoff, compensation, benefits, job assignments, and training.
There are plenty of groups available in the local area where homo-sexual or bi-sexual people can meet and involve themselves in different activities such as Arts and Crafts or generally socialise and meet new friends.
Words, conduct or action, usually repeated or persistent that, being directed at a specific person, annoys, alarms, or causes substantial emotional distress in that person and serves no purpose.
Advice to people on their residency status once entering the UK or to people who are waiting for the authorities to deal with their claim or to those confused as to who to approach regarding their immigration rights
Racial harassment includes any action or behaviour by one individual towards another based on differences in colour, culture, ethnic or national origin and general physical appearances related to these, which causes offence, intimidation and/or distress to the individual to whom it is directed. It also occurs when such action or behaviour creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working and social environment.