View Author January 2011
It looks increasingly unlikely that the “dual discrimination” provisions set out in the Equality Act 2010 will be coming into force this April. They were certainly noticeable by their absence when the Coalition Government issued its Equality Strategy at the beginning of December, outlining forthcoming legislative changes. But does it matter? Two recent cases, albeit at Tribunal level only, suggest that existing discrimination legislation may already provide claimants with an adequate remedy.