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.
Published in June 2017, the Social Mobility Commission’s barometer report finds a deep inter-generational divide in Britain.
With the June 2017 general election fast approaching, and the contest looking closer than anticipated, Natalie Sedecca looks at the issue of human rights and civil liberties.
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.
In April 2017, Age UK published a report warning that the rising employment rate for older workers does not reflect how easy it is for them to stay in paid, secure work.
Published in April 2017, the aim of the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on victims of modern slavery (pdf), is to begin with the Government, the development of stage two of their country’s counter-slavery policy that builds on the 2015 legislative framework.
Karima Bennoune, UN Special Rapporteur, invites stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women. Submissions must be made by 19 May 2017.
The Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces made a call for written submissions. The deadline was 12 October 2016.
The Women and Equalities Committee and the Petitions Committee of the House of Commons published a joint report on high heels and workplace dress codes in January 2017.