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Cloisters column: ‘Race Discrimination and Housing in post-Brexit Britain’

August 18, 2016
Cloisters

Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, eNewsletter

Inquiry and report: Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK

August 18, 2016
HousesofParliament

In January 2016, the House of Commons Select Committee on Women and Equalities launched an inquiry into Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK. The deadline for written submissions was 28 February 2016.
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Posted in: Consultations, eNewsletter, Home

House of Lords EU Committee report: Unaccompanied migrant children

August 18, 2016
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The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report, 'Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU', in July 2016.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Equality and Europe, Research and reports

APPG enquiry on refugees

August 18, 2016
Parliament

The APPG on Refugees launched an inquiry 'Refugees Welcome?' in July 2016. The inquiry will consider the experiences of refugees who have claimed asylum in the UK, as well as those of refugees who have arrived in the UK through other paths, such as resettlement. The deadline for submitting evidence is 1 October 2016.
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Posted in: Consultations, eNewsletter

ECHR factsheets on case law and pending cases

August 18, 2016

The European Court of Human Rights Press Team has produced a page on their website with factsheets by theme on case law and pending cases.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, eNewsletter, Online resources, Policy and law

Updates on the Modern Slavery Act and briefings

August 18, 2016
gov.uk

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. The Government produced a review of the Act in July 2016.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, eNewsletter, Policy and law

Home Office factsheets on the Immigration Act 2016

August 18, 2016

The Home Office produced factsheets on the Immigration Act 2016 in July 2016.
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Acas Annual Report 2015/16

August 18, 2016
ACAS

The Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) published its annual report for 2015/16 in August 2016.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Research and reports

EDF strategy 2016-2020

August 18, 2016
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The Equality and Diversity Forum launched their strategy for 2016-2020, 'Key to all our futures', in July 2016. The strategy sets out what the EDF intends to do to help bring about positive change.
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Posted in: EDF Resources, eNewsletter, Home

The Bach Commission on access to justice: call for evidence and EDF response

August 18, 2016
Fabian Society

The Fabian Society is providing the secretariat to Lord Willy Bach’s Commission on Access to Justice, which will explore establishing access to justice as a fundamental public entitlement. The deadline for submissions passed in May 2016.
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Posted in: Consultations, EDF Resources, eNewsletter

TUC report: Combatting racist abuse in the workplace

August 18, 2016
TUC Trades Union Congress

The Trades Union Congress produced guidance, 'Combatting racist abuse in the workplace: A TUC guide to protecting migrant and Black and Minority Ethnic workers from violence, harassment and abuse', in August 2016.
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TUC action plan: ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum’

August 18, 2016
TUC Trades Union Congress

The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, 'Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia'.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Equality and Europe, Training and guidance

TUC report: Managing migration better for Britain

August 18, 2016
TUC Trades Union Congress

The Trades Union Congress published a report in August 2016, 'Managing migration better for Britain: What the government should be doing now'.
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Community Security Trust report: Antisemitic incidents January-June 2016

August 18, 2016
CST

In August 2016 the Community Security Trust published their report, 'Antisemitic incidents: January - June 2016'. The report recorded 557 anti-Semitic incidents in the first six months of this year, in contrast with 500 last year.
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REF report: Calling for a national strategy to address rising race and religious hate crime

August 18, 2016
Race Equality Foundation

The Race Equality Foundation published a report 'Calling for a national strategy to address rising race and religious hate crime in England and Wales', written by Dr Leander Neckles, in July 2016.
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Posted in: Campaigns and projects, eNewsletter, Research and reports

English housing survey 2014-15 results

August 18, 2016
gov.uk

The Government published the results of the 2014-15 English housing survey in July 2016. It collects information about people’s housing circumstances and the condition and energy efficiency of housing in England.
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LGBT Consortium report: A snapshot of the LGBT sector

August 18, 2016
LGBT Consortium

The LGBT Consortium published their report, 'A snapshot of the LGBT sector', in August 2016. The report is based on a survey to LGBT voluntary and community organisations to give information on how income and funding has changed over the past year among these organisations.
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CSW Alliance event: How do we work internationally in post-Brexit context? – 24 August 2016

August 18, 2016
National Alliance of Womens Organisations (NAWO)

The UK NGO CSW Alliance, in association with the European Women's Lobby, is hosting an event on Wednesday 24 August, discussing 'How do we work internationally in post-Brexit context?'
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ROTA training on using the Equality Act – 7 & 8 September 2016

August 18, 2016
ROTA

Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is holding free two day training on 'Using the Equality Act 2010' for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities.
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Equality and Human Rights Exchange Regional Events in Wales – September 2016

August 18, 2016

The Equality and Human Rights Exchange will be holding events in Wales in September 2016. These events will provide an opportunity to find out about the Equality and Human Rights Commission's current work, to participate in a session on the links between attitudes and behaviours, and to network with colleagues across sectors.
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Home Office appointment: Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

August 18, 2016
gov.uk

The Home Office and the Centre for Public Appointments are advertising to appoint an Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. The deadline for applications is noon on Monday 5 September 2016.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Vacancies and grants

Scottish Human Rights Commission vacancy: Communications and Participation Manager

August 18, 2016
SHRC Scottish Human Rights Commission

The Scottish Human Rights Commission is advertising for the position of Communications and Participation Manager. The role is fixed-term for twelve months, and the deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 29 August 2016.
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Procurement opportunity: EHRC scoping project on dispute resolution

August 18, 2016
EHRC

The EHRC is inviting expressions of interest for a scoping project to explore ways of increasing access to effective and efficient dispute resolution for equality and human rights disputes, outside the courts and tribunals system. The closing date is 24 August at 13:00.
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Posted in: eNewsletter, Vacancies and grants

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