Posts Tagged ‘ Employment ’

Citizens Advice Cymru report: ‘Work and health in Wales’

February 22, 2017
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Citizens Advice Cymru published a report, 'Work and health in Wales', in February 2017. The report says that people of working age with disabilities or long term health conditions are also much less likely to be in work than those without disabilities or health conditions.
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enei Annual Conference: Social Inclusion… Why bother? – 15 March 2017

February 21, 2017
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enei's annual conference will be held in Kings Cross, London on 15 March 2017, on the theme 'Social Inclusion... Why bother?'
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WEC Call for Evidence: the Gender Pay Gap

February 21, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Select Committee has called for evidence on responses made by the Government to three recommendations made in the Committee's March 2016 report. Evidence should reach the Committee by 12 April 2017.
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WEC Report and Government Response: the Gender Pay Gap

February 21, 2017
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A March 2016 report by the Women and Equalities Select Committee says the gender pay gap will persist unless Government policy changes. The Government responded in February 2017, rejecting most of the report's recommendations.
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Working Families Report – the Future of Childcare Support for Working Parents

February 20, 2017
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Working Families and the Childcare Voucher Providers Association published a report on the future of childcare support for working parents in February 2017. The report calls on the government to keep childcare vouchers open to parents alongside the new Tax Free Childcare scheme.
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Ministry of Justice Consultation – Help with Employment Tribunal Fees

February 20, 2017
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The Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation on proposals to provide more support with employment tribunal fees for people on lower incomes. The consultation closes on 14 March 2017.
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CAB vacancy: Senior Policy Researcher

February 20, 2017
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The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is recruiting a Senior Policy Researcher on a permanent basis in Cardiff, Wales. Applications close on 24 February 2017.
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APPG for Sex Equality: Invisible Women – 21 February 2017

February 15, 2017
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The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Sex Equality is meeting on 21 February 2017 at 10am. This session will explore findings from the recent Young Women’s Trust report ‘Young, Female and Forgotten.’
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ATL vacancies: Equalities Officer

February 14, 2017
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The Association of Teachers and Lecturers is advertising for an Equalities Officer. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on 27 February 2017. Interviews are due to be held on 21 March 2017.
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Praxis report: ‘Industrial relations and workplace adaptation’

February 13, 2017

Praxis Centre for Policy Studies in Estonia, in conjunction with Cardiff University, produced a report on industrial relations and workplace adaption, 'Supporting industrial relations in the field of workplace adaptation to enable the employment of older or disabled populations: Literature review', in February 2017.
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TUC vacancies: Policy and Campaigns Support Officers x3

February 10, 2017
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The Trades Union Congress is recruiting three Policy and Campaigns Support officers in Bristol, Leeds and Newcastle. Applications close on 17 February 2017.
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TUC vacancy: Policy Officer

February 10, 2017
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The Trades Union Congress is recruiting a Policy Office for 12 months maternity cover in London. Applications close on 21 February 2017.
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IFS Green Budget 2017

February 8, 2017
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) Green Budget is published every year before the Chancellor’s Budget statement.  The 2017 Green Budget was published in February 2017.
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DWP policy paper: ‘Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach’

February 7, 2017
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The Department for Work and Pensions published a policy paper, 'Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach', in February 2017, encouraging businesses to retain, retrain and recruit older workers and presenting the benefits of a fuller working life.
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APPG on Migration inquiry on Brexit and immigration

February 7, 2017
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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration launched an inquiry in February 2017 into the experience and concerns of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and public sector organisations in the area of migration. The deadline for the submission of written evidence is 28 February 2017.
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Work and Pensions Committee report – the Disability Employment Gap

February 6, 2017
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The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee published their report on the disability employment gap in February 2017. The report noted that "Recent years have seen an increase in the number of disabled people in work, but too many disabled people are still being left behind in the labour market.
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Action on Hearing Loss campaign and report: Working for Change

January 31, 2017
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Action on Hearing Loss launched their campaign 'Working for Change' and corresponding report 'Working for Change: Improving attitudes to hearing loss in the workplace' in January 2017.
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Acas and GEO guidance on gender pay gap reporting

January 31, 2017
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Acas and the Government Equalities Office published guidance on managing gender pay gap reporting in the private and voluntary sectors in January 2017. This report followed the amendment to the law in August 2016, requiring all employers with more than 250 employees to publish information about the differences in pay between men and women.
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Fawcett Society review – Sex Discrimination Law

January 30, 2017
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The Fawcett Society launched a review into sex discrimination law in post-Brexit Britain in January 2017. The review also considered current laws and how to best balance the rights of the individual with the responsibilities of the organisation.
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Social Mobility, the Class Pay Gap and Intergenerational Worklessness: New Insights from the Labour Force Survey

January 27, 2017
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The Social Mobility Commission published their report on social mobility, the class pay gap and intergenerational worklessness in January 2017. The report made use of new socio-economic background questions within the UK Labour Force Survey (LFS).
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Women and Equalities Committee report on workplace pregnancy discrimination and Government response

January 26, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Committee report on Pregnancy and maternity discrimination calls for UK women to have protections similar to those in Germany after a 'shocking' increase in workplace pregnancy discrimination over the past decade. In January 2017 the Government responded to the report.
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Women & Equalities and Petitions Committees report on high heels and workplace dress codes

January 25, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Committee and the Petitions Committee of the House of Commons published a joint report on high heels and workplace dress codes in January 2017.
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The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index for 2017

January 25, 2017

The Prince's Trust published their Macquarie Youth Index in January 2017; reporting that young people's happiness and wellbeing were at their lowest levels since the study was first commissioned in 2009.
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APPG on Social Mobility report – The Class Ceiling: Increasing Access to the Leading Professions

January 24, 2017
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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility published their report 'The class ceiling: Increasing access to the leading professions' in January 2017. This report summarised the APPG's inquiry on access into leading professions and made recommendations.
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Government Consultation and EDF Response – Reforming the Employment Tribunal system

January 21, 2017
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The Government launched a consultation on reforming the Employment Tribunal system in December 2016. We responded to this consultation in January 2017.
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TUC workplace racism survey

January 19, 2017
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The Trades Union Congress launched a survey into Racism at Work in January 2017. The TUC is asking non-unionised as well as unionised workers to complete the survey.
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Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2017

January 19, 2017
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Stonewall published their Workplace Equality Index in January 2017, identifying the most inclusive employers in Britain.
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Women and Equalities Committee inquiry: Are fathers being failed in the workplace?

January 16, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Committee launched an inquiry in January 2017 as new research reveals that many fathers do not feel supported in the workplace to care for their children. The Committee is receiving written submissions from both organisations and individuals. Submissions should be received by 1 March 2017.
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Modern Families Index 2017

January 16, 2017
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Working Families and Bright Horizons published their 2017 Modern Families Index in January 2017. The report captures a broad picture of fathers wanting to take an active part in childcare and of workplaces failing to adapt and support their aspirations.
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Barrow Cadbury Trust vacancy: Social Investment Infrastructure Programme Manager

January 9, 2017
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The Barrow Cadbury Trust is recruiting for a Social Investment Infrastructure Programme Manager. The deadline for applications is 5 pm on Thursday 26 January 2017.
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