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In 2010, the UK introduced the Equality Act, in place of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

This act combined a number of previous laws to ensure that businesses did not discriminate against age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Those who wear hearing aids would be classed as having a disability, and are therefore protected by the Equalities Act 2010.

This means that businesses and other organisations are legally required to provide hearing loop systems for their service users