Britons are becoming more positive about immigration – but still favour reduced levels, finds an Ipsos MORI report. Continue reading “Ipsos MORI report: Attitudes Towards Immigration and Brexit”
‘I would urge readers not to assume this paper is simply another account of some dilapidated prisons, but to look at the details of what we describe, and then ask themselves whether it is acceptable for prisoners to be held in these conditions in the United Kingdom in 2017.’
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Peter Clarke, in an October 2017 findings paper (pdf).
Continue reading “HM Inspectorate of Prisons paper: Life in Prison – Living Conditions”
The Home Office have updated their statutory guidance (pdf) on slavery and human trafficking in business and supply chains.
This October 2017 update replaces initial guidance published in October 2015. Continue reading “Home Office updated guidance: Slavery and Human Trafficking in Supply Chains”
Citizens Advice is recruiting a Senior Diversity Officer on a permanent basis in London. Applications close 6 November 2017. Continue reading “Citizens Advice vacancy: Senior Diversity Officer”
Age UK is recruiting a Senior Research Manager on a permanent basis in London. Applications close 5 November 2017. Continue reading “Age UK vacancy: Senior Research Manager”
The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has called for a “wholesale shift in the scale of ambition across Government and the NHS on children’s mental health care.” Continue reading “Children’s Commissioner for England briefing: Children’s Mental Healthcare in England”
National Hate Crime Awareness week is 14-21 October 2017. We stand with charities from across the equality spectrum, and all victims of hate crime, to ask for equal treatment before the law.
We are better than hate.
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has opened invitations to tender for a research project on the incorporation of economic and social rights in Scotland. Applications must be made by 25 October 2017. Continue reading “SHRC Invitation to Tender – Incorporation of International Human Rights Standards”
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime. Continue reading “Home Office press release: New National Online Hate Crime Hub”
We need a victim centred approach to understanding and addressing hate crime, says a September 2017 report (pdf) from Victim Support Scotland.