Your rights

These factsheets explain what the Equality Act and the Human Rights Act mean for you if you are deaf or have a hearing loss.

Find out about your rights under the Equality Act at work, when looking for work and when using public services, and how the Equality Act defines 'disability'.

Factsheets

The Equality Act 2010 - your rights as an employee(PDF 319kb, opens in new window) 

The Equality Act 2010 - your rights when using services(PDF 393kb, opens in new window)

The Equality Act 2010 - the public sector Equality Duty(PDF 222kb, opens in new window)

The Equality Act 2010 - a summary guide(PDF 219kb, opens in new window)

The Equality Act 2010 - what is meant by 'disability'?(PDF 235kb, opens in new window) 

The Human Rights Act(PDF 242kb, opens in new window)

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Contact our Information Line and reference the name of the publication you would like to order:

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Information Line

Telephone: 0808 808 9000
Textphone: 0808 808 0123
Email: informationline@hearingloss.org.uk

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