With a disability employment gap of 38.5%, London is wasting huge opportunities to make the economy bigger and fairer. This is according to the May 2018 publication by Trust for London and Social Market Foundation on disabled people and employment.
‘60% of people underestimate the number of disabled people in Britain today.’ This is according to a May 2018 report by Scope on attitudes towards disability in the UK.
Jo Chimes, Everyday Equality project lead, shares her thoughts on our recent conference, Everyday Equality: challenging discrimination in welfare benefits.
During our Everyday Equality conference in London on 10 May 2018, we launched our online handbook Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice. At the event, we heard many brilliant insights about the challenges and opportunities of using equality rights in welfare benefits advice.
We’ve launched our online handbook, Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice, in May 2018 . This handbook will help everyone working in welfare benefits advice to make practical use of the Equality Act to solve everyday discrimination problems and fill the ‘discrimination advice gap’.
During the May 2018 Oral Questions to the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton announced a new Interdepartmental Ministerial Group (IMG) on disability and society.
The APPG on Hate Crime have launched the ‘How do we build community cohesion when hate crime is on the rise?’ inquiry in May 2018.
This inquiry aims to gather evidence of how hate speech and hate crime impact on communities. With the findings, the APPG will make recommendations on how to strengthen community cohesion.
School staff hope a preventative strategy would reduce the chances of children and young people reaching crisis point and needing more targeted support.
This is from the May 2018 survey report which explores what schools and colleges across England are doing to support pupils’ mental health.
The House of Commons Library have published a May 2018 briefing paper, which provides links to a selection of debates that have referenced Brexit in the title or during a debate in 2018.
Housing is the cornerstone of independent living, yet many disabled people live in homes that do not meet their requirements.
This is according to the May 2018 report on housing and disabled people in England, Wales and Scotland by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The Government’s proposed Green Paper on young people’s mental health lacks any ambition and will provide no help to the majority of those children who desperately need it.
This is according to a May 2018 report by the Health and Social Care Committee on the Government’s Green Paper on young people’s mental health.