Date: Thursday 17 May 2018
Location: Women’s Resource Centre, United House, London, N7 9DP
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Cost: £25 for Women’s Resource Centre members and £50 for non-members
The Women’s Resource Centre is running a training event for organisations working on violence against women and girls who seek to know more information about about finances in joint projects and consortia.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have released a series of infographics to illustrate key findings from their March 2018 report on the impact of tax and welfare reforms.
The gender pay gap varies markedly by age. The gap is small or negative for employees in their 20s or 30s. For older age groups, the gap widens considerably.
This is according to the April 2018 report from by the House of Commons Library on the gender pay gap.
In the UK, 63% of the population have experienced a legal problem in the last two years.
This is according to the March 2018 report (pdf) from the World Justice Project on the global access to justice.
We are recruiting a Head of Research and Policy Impact to lead and develop our research and policy impact activities, based on our strategic priorities, in London.
The role is 3 days a week, and there may be the opportunity for additional days (dependent on project funding). Applications close on 10 May 2018.
The post-holder will have a proven ability to develop a strategic research agenda and build a strong evidence base for change. They will also have a track record of influencing public policy to secure change and a proven commitment to equality, human rights and social justice.
Recent projections suggest that levels of income inequality are likely to increase over the coming years if government policy does not change.
This is according to the March 2018 research briefing paper on income inequality from the House of Commons Library.
The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.
‘Participants who were already financially and socially vulnerable reported that Universal Credit (UC) made them to fall into a cycle of debt and serious hardship that they were now struggling to recover from.’
This is from the March 2018 report (pdf) by BritainThinks, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the experiences of people living on Universal Credit.
Citizens Advice is recruiting a User Researcher on a 12 month fixed-term contract, in London. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2018.
Date: 14 June 2018
Location: 251/255 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NG
Time: 9:30 – 16:00
Cost: £299.95 + VAT (early bird and member discounts available)
The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and the Local Government Information Unite (LGiU) have co-organised a seminar on what the Human Rights Act means for local government.