Iyiola Solanke, Research Network member and Professor of European Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds launched a new book on anti-discrimination law in January 2016.
Revolving Doors Agency is looking for proposals for workshops and papers for the Second National Summit on Tackling Multiple Disadvantage (8 to 9 May 2017). Two years ago, the first National Summit brought together a vibrant network of people with lived experience, service providers, commissioners and policy makers, each with different skills and expertise and all committed to …
The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched in January 2017. It aims to start a national conversation about the scale and impact of loneliness in the UK.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report on equalities impact assessments around the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement in November 2016. The Government responded to the report in January 2017.
Action on Hearing Loss launched their campaign ‘Working for Change’ and corresponding report ‘Working for Change: Improving attitudes to hearing loss in the workplace’ in January 2017.
Acas and the Government Equalities Office published guidance on managing gender pay gap reporting in the private and voluntary sectors in January 2017. This report followed the amendment to the law in August 2016, requiring all employers with more than 250 employees to publish information about the differences in pay between men and women.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched an initiative to provide funding for front line advice and representation for disability discrimination claims in January 2017. Contact to the EHRC for requests must be made by 3 February 2017.
The Fawcett Society launched a review into sex discrimination law in post-Brexit Britain in January 2017. The review also considered current laws and how to best balance the rights of the individual with the responsibilities of the organisation.
Dame Christine Lenehan published a review into what practical action could be taken to co-ordinate care, support and treatment for children and young people with complex needs in January 2017.
In January 2017, the Scottish Women’s Convention (SWC) organised a conference following discussions from women throughout the country, who have expressed concerns about Scotland’s place in the negotiations on the UK leaving.