As one of the major challenges facing us today…we need to know everything we can about the scale, causes, and consequences of modern slavery, and strategies to combat it.
This is from the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE.
In partnership with the University of Nottingham Rights Lab, Kevin Hyland has released an April 2018 report (pdf) on modern slavery.
The Work and Pensions Committee have launched an April 2018 inquiry into benefit sanctions. The deadline for written submissions is 25 May 2018.
‘Foodbanks have seen a 30% increase in food parcels given in areas of Universal Credit roll-out.’ This is according to the April 2018 report (pdf) by The Trussell Trust on the Universal Credit and the use of foodbanks.
‘Women are still being systematically excluded from the institutions which govern our public and political life’
This is according to the Fawcett Society’s April 2018 report, Sex and Power 2018 (pdf).
‘44% of fathers lied or altered the truth to their employers about family life conflicting with work.’ This is according to The Equal Lives project, from the Business in the Community.
The project has launched an April 2018 online survey for men who balance work and care responsibilities.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is recruiting a full-time Legal Rights Officer. The working location is flexible across the UK. Applications close on 1 May 2018.
Mind is recruiting a new Chair of Trustees, to work 3-4 days per month and attend quarterly board meetings in Stratford, London. Applications close on 4 May 2018.
The British Academy are recruiting two Senior Policy Adviser (Public) on a six month full-time contract, in London. Applications close on 30 April 2018.
By 2022, an estimated 7.2 million families in the UK will receive Universal Credit (UC) – 3.9 million of which will be in work.
This is according to the April 2018 report by Citizens Advice on the Universal Credit and Modern Employment.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have released a series of infographics to illustrate key findings from their March 2018 report on the impact of tax and welfare reforms.