6 in 10 employers agree that a woman should have to disclose whether she is pregnant during the recruitment process.
This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) who have published the results of their survey on maternity discrimination in the workplace, in February 2018.
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Date: Thursday 12 April 2018
Location: Age UK London, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9NA
Time: 10:00am – 13:00pm
Age UK London and HEAR invite London-based organisations and businesses to their age awareness workshop.
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‘1 in 3 healthcare professionals think people with a learning disability receive worse quality healthcare than those without’. This is according to the February 2018 campaign report (pdf) from Mencap.
Treat Me Well aims to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital.
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Date: 27 April 2018
Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Location: QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3EE
Cost: £299 (Stonewall Diversity Champions) / £399 (Non-members) excl. VAT
Stonewall invite you to their 2018 Workplace Conference in London. This conference will provide delegates the opportunity to learn best practice and network with the aim of inspiring and making change.
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‘Black women potentially suffer a double burden of bias that keeps them from the uppermost levels of corporate leadership’.
This is according to a January 2018 report (pdf) from McKinsey and Company. This report tackles the business case and provides a perspective on how to take action on inclusion and diversity to impact growth and business performance.
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The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) have considered the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The Committee have also ‘pressed the Government for the publication of its Memorandum on the European Convention on Human Rights’.
This is from the JCHR’s January 2018 report (pdf) which analyses the Bill.
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‘People in Scotland have become more critical of the way that both the UK government and the EU are handling Brexit’ says a January 2018 report (pdf) from NatCen and UK in a Changing Europe.
In this report, Sir John Curtice highlights what Scotland is making of Brexit.
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