In January 2011, Richard Berthoud of the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex published ‘Trends in the employment of disabled people’.
‘Widening Participation and Race Equality’ edited by Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard was published by Runnymede in December 2010.
‘Who moved my samosa?’ from brap is a short and punchy introduction to resolving competing equality claims.
In November 2010, Local Government Improvement and Development published ‘Culturally responsive JSNAs: a review of race equality and Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) practice’.
The Runnymede publication ‘Achieving Race Equality in Scotland’ contains papers by Scottish political figures with academic responses.
The Equal Love campaign aims to challenge the twin bans on gay marriages and heterosexual civil partnerships.
A public consultation on the Equality Act 2010 specific duties took place in Autumn 2010, and in January 2011 the Government published a summary of responses including the Government’s response.
On 13 January, Acas published guidance to coincide with the Government’s confirmation that the Default Retirement Age is to be phased out between 6 April and 1 October 2011.
On 13 January, the Government published a written response to its recent consultation on the issue, and new guidance by Acas to help businesses adapt to the removal of the regulation.
On 17 December 2010, the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) legal action against the British National Party (BNP) concluded with a judgment in the High Court.