Posts Tagged ‘ Equality general ’

EHRC briefing – Healing the divisions: a positive vision for equality and human rights in Britain

March 20, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission published a five-point plan for equality and human rights after Brexit in March 2017. The Commission encouraged all political parties to pursue five priorities to protect and promote equality and human rights in the UK.
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Brexit: Implications for Equality and Human Rights Law

March 9, 2017
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Ebony Riddell Bamber, EDF Research and Impact Director, writes about our February 2017 Brexit and Equality seminar.
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RSA Inclusive Growth Commission report: ‘Making our economy work for everyone’

March 8, 2017
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The RSA Inclusive Growth Commission published its final report, 'Making our economy work for everyone', in March 2017. The report considers evidence reviewed by the Commission through the course of its inquiry, which included evidence hearings, written submissions, research visits, seminars and policy and citizen engagement.
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Leonard Cheshire Disability vacancy – Director of Assistive Technology

March 8, 2017
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Leonard Cheshire Disability is recruiting a Director of Assistive Technology on a permanent basis in London or for home-working. Applications close on 3 April 2017.
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Samaritans report – Dying from Inequality

March 7, 2017
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The Samaritans published their report Dying from Inequality in March 2017. The report noted that suicide rates were two to three times higher in the most deprived areas compared to the most affluent.
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EHRC vacancies – Communications

March 6, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is recruiting a Communications Manager in Manchester or London, and a Head of External Communications in London. Applications close on 8 March.
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EHRC vacancies – Policy and Programmes

March 6, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is recruiting for a series of permanent policy and programme roles in Manchester, London, Glasgow or Cardiff. Applications close between 10-19 March 2017.
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Amnesty International UK vacancy – Government and Political Relations Manager

March 6, 2017
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Amnesty International UK is recruiting a Government and Political Relations Manager for 9 months maternity cover in London. Applications close on 10 March 2017.
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EHRC Guidance: Delivering the Prevent Duty in a Proportionate and Fair way

March 2, 2017
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The EHRC published a guide for higher education providers in England on how to use equality and human rights law in the context of Prevent in February 2017.
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Equality Unit – Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund

March 1, 2017
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Applications are open for the Scottish Government's Equality Unit Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund. Submissions close on 17 March 2017.
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The McGregor-Smith Review and Government Response – Race in the Workplace

March 1, 2017

An independent review by Baroness McGregor-Smith on issues affecting black and minority ethnic groups in the workplace was published in February 2017. The Government response was published alongside the review.
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WEC Report and EDF Response – Ensuring Strong Equalities Legislation After Brexit

February 28, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report on ensuring strong equalities legislation after Brexit in February 2017, after an earlier inquiry. Our Chief Executive, Ali Harris, said "We welcome the four positive recommendations made by the committee which seek to embed equality into the UK legislative and policy framework, specifically aided by civil society organisations."
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Posted in: Consultations, Equality and Europe, Home, Research and reports

Government campaign on workers wage rights – #CheckYourPay

February 27, 2017
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The Government launched a February 2017 campaign to raise workers’ knowledge of their rights, ahead of the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates rise in April 2017.
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ROTA training on using the Equality Act – 6 and 13 March 2017

February 22, 2017
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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 on 6 and 13 March 2017 in London.
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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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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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Just Fair resource – what are economic and social rights, and how are they recognised in international law?

February 16, 2017
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Just Fair produced a resource on the international recognition of economic and social rights in February 2017. It summarises the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, alongside UK-specific recommendations made by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in 2016.
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Action for Equity Award from the International Inequalities Institute

February 15, 2017
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Nominations are now open for the Action for Equity Award from the International Inequalities Institute. The award is an exciting new prize from the LSE to recognise and reward civic organisations for their excellent work in combating inequalities. The deadline is 28 February 2017.
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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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Ministry of Justice Consultation and Government Response – Transforming our Justice System

February 13, 2017
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The Ministry of Justice published a policy paper and launched a consultation on the future of the courts and tribunal service in September 2016. The Government responded in 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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Women’s Resource Centre training: making the case, equalities and human rights – 28 March 2017

February 6, 2017

The Women’s Resource Centre workshop 'Making the case: Equalities and Human Rights' is on 28 March, 10am - 4pm, at United House, London N7 9DP. This session, free to voluntary and community sector organisations in London, is led by Louise Whitfield, public law and human rights specialist and partner at Deighton Pierce Glynn.
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EHRC consultation on their measurement framework

February 3, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a consultation into its measurement framework in January 2017. Written responses are welcomed with a closing date of 21 February 2017.
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The Legal Education Foundation report – Digital Delivery of Legal Services to People on Low Incomes

February 3, 2017
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The Legal Education Foundation published the latest update to their report on the digital delivery of legal services to people on low incomes in January 2017. This report is updated quarterly by Roger Smith OBE.
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Women and Equalities Committee – equalities review of 2015 spending and Government response

January 31, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report on equalities impact assessments around the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement in November 2016. The Government responded to the report in January 2017.
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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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Fawcett Society – Sounds Familiar? report

January 20, 2017
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Fawcett Society produced a report, 'Sounds Familiar?' on the particular challenges faced by young women in society in January 2017. The report noted that younger women felt more empowered to stand up for their rights and were more likely to be university educated than in previous generations.
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EHRC Invitation to Tender – social security systems based on dignity and respect

January 19, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seeking to commission research on the design of social security systems based on the concepts of dignity and respect. The deadline for tenders is 1pm on 2 February 2017.
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Equally Ours strategic communications workshop with LVSC – 23 February 2017

January 18, 2017
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Equally Ours is holding its strategic communications workshop in partnership with the London Voluntary Service Council and twelve places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. The workshop will take place on 23 February 2017 at Canada Water Library. Please note that the training is only for those working in London-based organisations.
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HEAR Pan-Equality Hate Crime Network – 26 January 2017

January 18, 2017
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HEAR's pan-equality hate crime network is meeting on 26 January 2017, 1.30pm - 5.30pm, at Jack Dash House, London, E14 9YQ.
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