In July 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of Unison, making workplace tribunal fees unlawful. Unison launched a legal battle which argued that the fees of up to £1,200 discriminated against women and other groups of workers.
In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) conducted a research to better understand the experiences of LGBT+ workers across the UK (pdf), in July 2017. This research provides statistical evidence as well as the stories of LGBT+ workers to give voice to those experiences.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission is recruiting a senior associate (programmes) on a permanent basis in Scotland. Applications close on 26 July 2017.
Just 4% of local councils in England have a formal maternity, paternity or parental leave policy in place for councillors, finds a July 2017 Fawcett Society report.
All work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for development, says the July 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published its July 2017 report on minimum income standards.
The increasing absence of Muslims from British civil society is a growing problem in the UK, says a July 2017 report from the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life.
Over three million people – one in ten of the UK workforce – now face insecurity at work, finds a June 2017 Trade Union Congress report.
Our country has reached an inflection point, says a June 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission. If we go on as we have been, the divisions that have opened up in British society are likely to widen.