The House of Commons Library have published an overview of the Public Sector Equality Duty, contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, and Equality Impact Assessments.
A Fairer Scotland for All, published in December 2017, sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on factors which may impede individuals from using the UK’s human rights framework effectively. The deadline for submissions is 26 January 2018.
Post-16 education and training providers need to offer greater levels of support to returning students, in particular young mothers.
This is one of the recommendations from the November 2017 Young Women’s report which exposes the extent to which many young women who are out of work are isolated, with limited support networks, and struggling to get by financially.
Poverty rates for children and pensioners are on the increase – a reversal of 20 years of reduced poverty in the UK. This is according to UK Poverty 2017, a December 2017 report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).
Action for Employers is a toolkit for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap.
At least two million workers in Britain are losing over £3 billion in unpaid holiday pay and wages a year, says a November 2017 report from Middlesex University London.
A Framework for Modern Employment was published in November 2017 by the House of Commons Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees.
Some of the richest places in England like West Berkshire deliver worse outcomes for their disadvantaged children than places that are much poorer like Sunderland and Tower Hamlets.
This is from the Social Mobility Commission’ annual State of the Nation, in November 2017.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have published a white paper on the industrial strategy, in November 2017.
This paper sets out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.