The Equality and Human Rights Commission are to publish Codes of Practice under the Equality Act and courts and tribunals are to take account of the codes when deciding any issue to which the codes are relevant.
The Code of Practice on Further and Higher Education has been consulted on and has been in the "pending" tray for some time. The latest update tells us that the Govt Equality Officer plan to lay it before Parliament in "late Autumn 2011".
The Code of Practice for the Public Sector Equality Duty will be consulted on during Autimn 2011.
You can access the Codes of Practice on equal pay, employment, and public functions and associations here.