The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on the reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Submissions must be made by 2 March 2018. Continue reading “Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry: the Right to Freedom and Safety – Reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards”
Age UK have published a survey to hear the experiences of people and their families who have needed adult care and support.
The Government have promised to change the adult social care system in England to make it fit for the future. And Age UK have produced a February 2018 survey to hear about your experiences.
‘More than 40% of women and more than 18% of men have experienced some form of unwanted sexual behaviour in the workplace’, says the Women and Equalities Committee (WEC).
WEC have launched a full February 2018 inquiry on sexual harassment in the workplace and they are inviting submissions of written evidence.
‘There is significant under-representation of women in executive levels’, says the Women and Equalities Committee (WEC).
As a result, WEC have launched a follow-up 2017 inquiry into women in executive management.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking views on recommendations in the Matthew Taylor Review of modern working practices on the enforcement of employment rights.
All work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for development and fulfilment, says the July 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (pdf).
The Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) launched a 2017 inquiry into the work of the Government Equalities Office (GEO).
In December 2017, the Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) launched an inquiry into sexism and sexual harassment faced by women.
They want to investigate why it happens, what the impact is and how to prevent it.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have created a survey for people who have experienced, witnessed or offered support to those experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace.
This January 2018 survey will help the EHRC understand what measures could help prevent this from occurring in the future.
The Public Accounts Committee launched an inquiry into mental health in prison in October 2017. A report (pdf)was published in December 2017. Continue reading “Public Accounts Committee inquiry and report: Mental Health in Prisons”