The law - Self assessment

Some issues to think about when you are completing this:

Think about whether you understand your responsibilities in terms of :

Do you think everyone in the organisation have a clear understanding of the law? You might think about:

How well do you understand and take account of the law in relation to equalities in your work?

  Not at all A little A fair amount Thoroughly
minority ethnic communities
people with disabilities
faith communities
young people
lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people
older people

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If you answered:

Not at all or a little for some groups – you should read the resource carefully again, and discuss what you have learned with colleagues. Where there are links to other wider resources, you might want to look at these as they provide further explanation of what you need to do. Then you need to think about how you can meet your legal responsibilities. You should complete the other sections of the toolkit to do this.

A fair amount or a lot for some groups – you should focus attention on making sure you understand the law in relation to the groups you know less about. Look again at this section, and follow the links in the Find Out More sections.


The How Good is Our CLD self assessment framework requires CLD providers to think about:

  • promoting inclusion, equality, fairness and positive attitudes to social and cultural diversity; and
  • compliance with equalities legislation.