Figures from the Race Disparity Audit’s Ethnicity Facts and Figures website and the BITC Race at Work Survey highlight that people from ethnic minorities persistently encounter significant disparities in employment and progression.
Business in the Community have launched the Race at Work Charter, in October 2018, which commits businesses who sign up to a set of principles and actions designed to improve the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.
There’s no place for hate in Scotland. Report it to stop it.
This is from the Scottish Government who have launched a hate crime campaign to put an end to hate crime in Scotland.
Just for Kids have launched a campaign to challenge the government’s policy of allowing children to be used as spies by police and other investigative agencies.
Inclusion London have launched an August 2018 campaign to raise money to fund, and organise support to end disability discrimination on public transport.
Help them achieve #TransportJustice for disabled people.
The government have published a July 2018 response to the September 2017 consultation about how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportionate legal protection against unlawful discrimination because of caste.
Civil society groups in the UK have written a letter, spearheaded by the Electoral Reform Society, to the Constitution Minister asking her to reconsider the imposition of mandatory voter ID.
UNISON has published a July 2018 guide to assist branches in establishing the Living Wage as the minimum pay rate in an organisation.
We all rely on the welfare safety net being there for us in times of financial stress or hardship. But Universal Credit is currently failing in this task. This is according to a July 2018 report by End Hunger UK on Universal Credit and food poverty in the UK.
Since 1918, 490 women have been elected to parliament. In 2018, there are 209 women MPs. For every woman currently in the House of Commons, there are twice as many men. A visual essay by 50:50 Parliament illustrates the history of gender representation in the House of Commons, with detailed demographics and policy implications.
Inequality is plainly both a cause and result of failures in human rights protection. This is according to the June 2018 report by Just Fair on socio-economic inequality and local authorities.