Positive Action is:-

A means of combating the under-representation of Black and other ethnic minority groups and countering the impact of racism, racial discrimination and racial disadvantage.


PATRA Inc ACDA seeks to remove forms of disadvantage that prevent individuals from BME Groups, competing on an equal basis in the labour market. It is also a means of ensuring that BME groups are properly represented in skilled and senior positions in proportion to their presence in the labour market.

Positive Action is lawful under the Section 158 of the Equality Act 2010. There are essentially 4 types of Positive Action which can be utilised under different sections of the act, these are:-

  • Encouragement Measures
  • Pre-entry Training
  • In Service Training
  • Special Needs
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