Mind have launched a free online gateway to resources and information on mental health in the workplace, in August 2018.
‘Women are likely to be harder hit by a ‘hard Brexit’ than men…And the impact is also likely to be more negative for BME people’. This is from our contributor, Dr Sara Reis from the Women’s Budget Group on the economic impact of Brexit on women for our Gendering Brexit Blog series.
Date: 18 October 2018 Time: 11:00am Location: Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR2 7EA Cost: Variable The Voluntary Organisations Network North East (VONNE) is inviting you to attend their 2018 conference Brexit: Implications for VCSE Organisations and their Beneficiaries in the North East. The conference will give you the opportunity to engage with policy makers …
‘There is a large body of NGO and academic literature on the harmful
effects of immigration detention’ says the August 2018 paper from the House of Commons Library.
This paper provides an overview of the policy and practice of immigration detention in the UK.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have launched a September 2018 inquiry to look at whether legal aid enables people who raise a discrimination complaint in England and Wales to get justice.
‘The economy is not working for millions of people and needs fundamental reform’ says the September 2018 final report (pdf) from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Commission on Economic Justice.
UNISON is recruiting a National Women’s Officer, to work in their Membership Participation Unit on a full-time basis, in London. The closing date for applications is 19 September 2018.
The rate of use of force incidents was lower for White young people in custody than for young people from all other ethnic groups combined.
This is according to the Race Disparity Unit who have updated the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website, in August 2018.
Date: 11 October and 8 November 2018
Location: Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB
Cost: Free with a £50 refundable deposit
We are running a series of regional workshops for the voluntary and community sector based on our digital tool, the Equality and Human Rights Framework.
This resource aims to help you use equality and human rights more effectively within your organisation.
We’re looking for people at voluntary and community organisations in the East Midlands to register for our Framework learning programme. This free series of workshops will support you to embed equality and human rights into your organisation in order to strengthen your core aims, and improve outcomes for the people you support.
The deadline for registration is 9 October 2018.
‘If there is a negative shock such as divorce, it is often the female partner who bears the higher financial risk.’
This is according to the August 2018 report (pdf) from Age UK on women’s pensions, expenditure and decision-making in retiremen