On 6 November 2013, the Court of Appeal upheld a legal challenge by five disabled people against the Government’s decision to close the Independent Living Fund.
In November 2013, the Government published its action plan setting out how government will take forward the recommendations of the Women’s Business Council Report.
Almost all of us will use social care services in our lifetime, or know someone who will. When we do, we rightly expect that we, and the people we care about, will receive care in a way that respects our basic human rights. We expect to be safe from harm and physical abuse, we expect …
Published in September 2013 by the Alliance for Useful Evidence, this report considers whether social media data can improve the quality and timeliness of the evidence base that informs public policy.
On 14 October 2013, MEPs voted to support a requirement that companies have boards with at least 40% women.
On 16 September 2013, the Business Secretary Vince Cable announced a package of measures to inject more fairness into the workforce and in wages for British workers.
The policy paper ‘Social mobility: the next steps’ by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission was published in September 2013.
An updated House of Commons Standard Note published in September 2013 outlines the development and operation of the Public Sector Equality Duty.
On 6 September 2013, the independent Steering Group’s report of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) review and Government response were published.
The University of Derby’s Religion and society project published the project results and a policy brief in September 2013.