The EHRC are offering a telephone-based service for the advice sector, solicitors, other organisations that support individuals with their problems, trade unions, and ombudsman schemes, in November 2017.
The Law Society Gazette published a November 2017 article on the Law Society’s report on the growing evidence that the government’s legal aid cuts have been a false economy.
Although people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities are overrepresented in police custody and prison, these individuals are not always identified, nor is the system designed with them in mind.
This is from a November 2017 report from Justice which makes 52 recommendations on the criminal justice process.
The Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University have launched the Article 22 initiative in November 2017.
This project aims to identify the law and policy changes we need to secure economic, social and cultural rights in the UK.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
In its day the Gender Recognition Act (GRA), and the access it provided to a new birth certificate, was considered ground-breaking, but the world has moved on.
This is according to the Gender Identity Research and Education Society’s paper on the GRA (pdf), in October 2017.
The EHRC is recruiting a Senior Associate, in their People Team, on a permanent basis, in Manchester. Applications close on 26 November 2017.
The EHRC is recruiting a Principal Public Law Specialist within their legal team, on 12 month fixed term contract, in London or Manchester. Applications close on 21 November 2017.
The UK Government’s 2017 Annual Report on Modern Slavery provides an overview of modern slavery in the UK, how the UK has responded to this threat over the last 12 months, and how it will respond in future.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a scheme to help improve the quality and availability of advice across Great Britain.