The EHRC policy report, ‘The perfect partnership – Workplace solutions for disabled people and business’, was published in May 2012.
In May 2012, the European Parliament urged the European Commission to improve existing EU legislation to close the gender pay gap, including stricter sanctions on employers.
’Opening up work: The views of disabled people and people with long-term health conditions’ was published by the EHRC in 2011.
In March 2012, the Government published its response to the Sayce Review into employment services for disabled people.
In December 2011, Grandparents Plus published ‘Doing it all? Grandparents, childcare and employment: An analysis of British Social Attitudes Survey Data from 1998 and 2009.
On 23 November, the Government published its response to the consultation on ‘Resolving workplace disputes’. The Equality and Diversity Forum responded to the consultation in April 2011.
On 4 November 2011, the Minister for Women announced plans to support women in business, including a Women’s Business Council.
In November 2011, Action on Hearing Loss published ‘Unlimited Potential?’, a research report looking at hearing loss in the workplace.
Stonewall’s tools for lesbian, gay and bisexual jobseekers include Proud Employers, a job site with posts exclusively from LGB-friendly employers, and the Starting Out Careers Guide.
In October 2011, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published an update on the Coalition Government’s pledge to promote gender equality on the boards of listed companies.