Nearly three-quarters of people in Britain (74%) agreed that there should be equality for all groups in Britain, but one in ten (10%) people surveyed disagreed.
This statistic is from the October 2018 research report on the first national survey of prejudice in Britain in over a decade.
Are you interested in helping Age UK to lead the way, providing everyday products that help older people to live independently?
Age UK’s National Engagement Team is recruiting volunteers for a new
Consumer Sounding Board Pilot (word), launching in December 2018.
The closing date for applications is 31 October 2018.
‘If there is a negative shock such as divorce, it is often the female partner who bears the higher financial risk.’
This is according to the August 2018 report (pdf) from Age UK on women’s pensions, expenditure and decision-making in retiremen
Galop have updated their online LGBT+ DV Resource Library, in August 2018.
This collection provides direct links to UK based resources relevant for LGBT+ people, service providers working with LGBT+ victims of domestic abuse and researchers interested in the topic.
‘Ending freedom of movement for EU workers could lead to 115,000 fewer social care staff by 2026’ says the August 2018 report from Global Future.
Date: 20 and 21 October 2018
Time: 08:30 – 17:45
Location: 12 Centenary Park, Coronet Way, Eccles, Salford, Manchester M50 1RE
Cost: Varied Prices
FiLiA is inviting all feminist campaigners, activists, artists, academics and revolutionaries to attend their conference. This event will bring together women fighting injustices across the world, fighting violence towards women, pay disparity, discrimination against refugees, racism, classism.
The House of Commons Library has published an August 2018 briefing paper on social care, in relation to the forthcoming Green Paper on older people and parallel programme.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their response to the consultation on the Home Affairs Committee Inquiry (pdf), in July 2018.
Among people aged 16-24, unemployment rates were highest for people from a Black background (26%) and from a Pakistani or Bangladeshi background (23%) in the year to March 2018.
This is from the August 2018 report from the House of Commons Library on unemployment trends in the UK.
In 50 years’ time, there are likely to be an additional 8.6 million people aged 65 years and over – a population roughly the size of London. This is according to an August 2018 article by the Office for National Statistics on the UK’s ageing population.