Posts Tagged ‘ Equality general ’

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
Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion ENEI

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
London School of Economics LSE

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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Oxfam report – An economy for the 99%

January 16, 2017
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Oxfam published a report on income inequality, 'An economy for the 99%,' in January 2017. The report noted that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world.
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Just Fair event: Bringing Economic and Social Rights Home – 8 February 2017

January 13, 2017
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Just Fair is hosting an event on Bringing Economic and Social Rights Home on 8 February 2017. The event will give the opportunity to discuss the importance of economic and social rights and how to implement them most effectively in the UK.
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Discrimination Law Association AGM – 6 February 2017

January 13, 2017
Discrimination Law Association

The Discrimination Law Association is holding its AGM on 6 February 2017. David Isaac CBE, recently appointed Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, will be the guest speaker.
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Training on evaluating anti-prejudice projects – February 2017

January 13, 2017
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The Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights is holding a series of capacity building sessions on evaluating anti-prejudice projects as part of a wider programme of work for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
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WEC Report – Women in the House of Commons after the 2020 election

January 10, 2017
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The Women and Equalities Committee produced a report on women in the House of Commons after the 2020 election in January 2017. This report argued that "the under-representation of women MPs does not only represent a serious democratic deficit."
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Votes for Women, First Mass Petition for Women’s Suffrage – Interactive Teaching Resource

January 9, 2017
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Parliament's Education Service produced an interactive teaching resource on the first mass petition for women's suffrage in January 2017. The resource explores the first mass petition for women's right to vote, now widely accepted amongst historians as the start of the organised campaign.
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Equinet study: ‘Making Europe more equal: A legal duty?’

January 6, 2017
European Network of Equality Bodies Equinet

Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies, produced a study 'Making Europe more equal: A legal duty?' in December 2016.
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Gender Pay Gap – An Interactive Tool

January 3, 2017
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An interactive tool that allows the public to find out the gender pay gap for their occupation was launched by the Minister for Women and Equalities, Justine Greening, in December 2016.
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British Medical Association online resource: Equality Lens

December 16, 2016
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The British Medical Association launched their Equality Lens in December 2016. This is an information resource providing an equalities analysis of the UK medical workforce in the UK, and will frame the BMA's equalities work going forward.
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Chief Executive Ali Harris gives evidence on equalities legislation after Brexit

December 9, 2016
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Ali Harris, our Chief Executive, gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee - and called for mapping of equality, diversity and human rights issues across government on the impact of Brexit.
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Casey Review into opportunity and integration

December 9, 2016
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The Casey Review report into opportunity and integration was published in December 2016. In July 2015, at the request of the then Prime Minister and Home Secretary, Dame Louise Casey was asked to undertake a review into integration and opportunity in our most isolated and deprived communities, and this report gives the findings of the review.
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Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy

December 9, 2016
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The Prime Minister commissioned an Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy in October 2016. Matthew Taylor (the Chief Executive of the Royal Society of the Arts) will lead the review to consider how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business models.
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Justice Committee inquiry on courts and tribunals fees and charges – oral evidence session

December 9, 2016
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The House of Commons Justice Committee published its report on courts and tribunals fees in June 2016; the Government then responded in November 2016. The Committee has arranged to take oral evidence from Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, Minister of State for Courts and Justice, in a one-off evidence session on Wednesday 14 December at 4.00pm, to discuss the Government Response.
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