Too many LGBT+ people still don’t feel safe and comfortable at work. Unions have an essential role to play in fighting this discrimination. This is according to the 2018 Trade Union Congress (TUC) Pride campaign which calls for all LGBT+ people to join a union.
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.
The Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Refugee Council have launched a strategy to support refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland’s communities.
New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy (pdf), published in January 2018, aims to coordinate the efforts of organisations involved in supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Action for Employers is a toolkit for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap.
Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900 (over 10% of their standard of living). Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.
This is according to a 2017 October report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.
The Race Disparity Audit and its Ethnicity Facts and Figures website have been made public, in October 2017.
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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 Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
14 million people live in poverty in the UK. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation maps how risk factors for poverty vary across Great Britain. The interactive tool provides you with a constituency level snapshot of where high levels of working age poverty are most likely to exist.
The Government launched a February 2017 campaign to raise workers’ knowledge of their rights, ahead of the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates rise in April 2017.