Archive services of all types and sizes need to consider issues of equality and diversity. This involves compliance with the Equality Act 2010, and is also an opportunity to understand your community’s needs better and to offer them a better service.
The following key equality and diversity resources and a great start to finding out more about what the Act means to organisations:
- the Equality Act 2010
- the Equality Act 2010 equality duty quick start guide for public sector institutions
- the Equality Act 2010 summary guide for public sector organisations
- Office for National Statistics
- policy on creating a fairer and more equal society
Also of use are our resources on inclusion, which includes case studies from three archive services.