Exiting the European Union Committee report: The Progress of the UK’s Negotiations on EU Withdrawal – March to May 2018

We are at 75%, but the last 25% is the hardest. This is what David Davis MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union said on the progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU Withdrawal. The June 2018 report (pdf) by the Exiting the European Union Committee gives the latest details on Brexit negotiations from …

Stonewall: Workplace Conference Manchester – 28 September 2018

Date: 28 September 2018 Time: 9am – 5:30pm Location: Mercure Piccadilly Hotel, Portland Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 4PH Cost: £190 super early bird/ £210 early bird (before 24 August 18)/ £230 non-early bird for Stonewall Diversity Champions, or £240 super early bird/ £260 early bird/ £280 non-early bird for non-members (excl. VAT) Find out more and …

House of Commons briefing paper: Universal Credit Roll-out 2018-19

Just under 7 million households are expected to receive Universal Credit when it is fully introduced. As of December 2017; roll-out was 11% complete. The June 2018 House of Commons briefing paper gives a detailed overview of Universal Credit (UC), which is replacing social security benefits and tax credits for working age people, and the progress …

Women and Equalities Select Committee report: Race Disparity Audit

Joint Committee on Human Rights

If the inequalities revealed in the Race Disparity Audit are to be tackled, Government departments must have clear and measurable plans, priorities for action, and remain accountable for the results. This is according to the Women and Equalities Select Committee May 2018 report (pdf) on how the Race Disparity Audit can help to move society further towards equality.

Trade Union Congress campaign: LGBT+ Pride

Too many LGBT+ people still don’t feel safe and comfortable at work. Unions have an essential role to play in fighting this discrimination. This is according to the 2018 Trade Union Congress (TUC) Pride campaign which calls for all LGBT+ people to join a union.