Marriage and civil partnership is a protected characteristic referring to a heterosexual couple who are legally married and a same-sex couple who have entered into a civil partnership. 

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It does not protect people who are single, divorced, widowed or have dissolved their civil partnerships. We will not discriminate against staff or students because they are married or in a civil partnership.

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Equality Challenge Unit - Civil Partnership Guidance (PDF) 

This guidance is about the impact of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 on higher education institutions


Last Updated: Friday, 29 May 2015 12:41