The gender pay gap varies markedly by age. The gap is small or negative for employees in their 20s or 30s. For older age groups, the gap widens considerably.
This is according to the April 2018 report from by the House of Commons Library on the gender pay gap.
Recent projections suggest that levels of income inequality are likely to increase over the coming years if government policy does not change.
This is according to the March 2018 research briefing paper on income inequality from the House of Commons Library.
The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.
‘Participants who were already financially and socially vulnerable reported that Universal Credit (UC) made them to fall into a cycle of debt and serious hardship that they were now struggling to recover from.’
This is from the March 2018 report (pdf) by BritainThinks, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the experiences of people living on Universal Credit.
‘Undocumented migrants find themselves criminalised for doing what they must to survive.’
This is according to the April 2018 guidance (pdf) from Liberty on defending migrants’ rights and tackling the hostile environment
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) have published a March 2018 report (pdf) summarising the responses from the ‘Returning to work after time out for caring’ consultation.
There is considerable concern that employment rights and protections for women are at risk after Brexit, creating a more hostile and less supportive working environment for many, both women and men.
This is from the March 2018 report (PDF) from the Women’s Budget Group and the Fawcett Society, on the economic impact of Brexit on women.
In the UK, job offers, training or progression opportunities can rely on opaque, informal processes to which minorities do not have access.
This is according to the March 2019 report (PDF) from the European Network Against Racism (ENAR).
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their business plan 2018/19 (PDF), in March 2018.
This plan outlines the priorities for their work in the coming year.
Employers have increased their employment of EEA migrant labour with accession of New Member States in 2004 being a marked change.
This is according to a March 2018 report from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on EEA workers in the UK labour market.