The House of Commons Library have published an overview of the Public Sector Equality Duty, contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, and Equality Impact Assessments.
The Home Office have updated their statutory guidance on slavery and human trafficking in business and supply chains.
‘Supporting trans employees in the workplace’ identifies a number of obstacles that currently prevent better inclusion of trans staff in UK workplaces and includes suggestions for employers looking to improve their practice.
Very significant differences in typical incomes and employment between ethnicities remain, finds an August 2017 briefing by the Resolution Foundation.
Protecting workers’ rights is key to preventing modern slavery. And a significant proportion of workers’ rights in the UK stem from EU law, warns a July 2017 briefing by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group.
Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the June Parliament.
Think Business, Think Equality (developed by Close the Gap) have in June 2017 launched an online self-assessment tool for small and medium businesses to find out how their business can benefit from improved gender diversity.
The House of Commons Library published a briefing on migrants and benefits in March 2017. This paper brings together the UK’s main data sources on benefits and tax credits paid to migrants living in the UK.
The Runnymede Trust and the University of Manchester’s Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity published briefings on ethnic inequalities in Bristol, in Manchester, and in Barking & Dagenham in January 2017.
The RSA Inclusive Growth Commission published a report ‘Putting Principles into Practice’ in March 2017. The guide explored the ways in which prosperity could be spread more widely, ahead of the Commission’s final report.