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.
This presentation explains the terms ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’, and what the Equality Act 2010 means for organisations offering a public service. It provides some ideas about implementing equality and diversity to strengthen your archive service.
The following key equality and diversity resources and websites are referenced in the presentation, and provide more detailed explanations and definitions: