‘The Brexit vote came in part as an outcome of the aforementioned inequalities’, says the December 2018 report (pdf) from the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) on Brexit and inequality.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have produced the Good work plan (pdf) in December 2018. This plan sets out the government’s vision for the future of the UK labour market.
The UK Statistics Authority published their recommendations on the content and conduct of the 2021 Census for England and Wales, as set out in the December 2018 white paper (pdf).
This includes the proposal that, for the first time, the census will be predominantly online.
Date: 18 January 2019
Time: 08:45 – 16:00
Location: Congress House, Great Russell St WC1B 3LS
Cost: £75 for trade unions, law centres, CABx and other voluntary organisations only
The Trade Union Congress invite you to their annual conference which gives trade unions, law centres, CABx and other voluntary organisations the chance to hear from barristers on the latest legislative developments and landmark equality cases.
There is strong evidence that a ‘No Deal’ or ‘Hard’ Brexit would be the most damaging for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, women and those on low incomes with few qualifications.
This is from the November 2018 briefing from Race on the Agenda (ROTA) which looks at the implications of Brexit on BAME communities.
‘In the 21st century, there is no excuse for racial discrimination. Yet black people in the EU today are still victims of widespread and unacceptable levels of discrimination and harassment simply because of their skin colour’.
This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), which examines the experiences of nearly 6,000 black people in 12 European Union Member States.
Lone parent households lose more than any other demographic type in terms of final income in all three countries.
This is from the November 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the impact of changes to public spending on protected groups in England, Scotland and Wales up to the tax year 2021 to 2022.
More than half of civil society organisations (CSOs) say the situation for civil society in their country has deteriorated or strongly deteriorated in the past three years. This is according to a November 2018 conference paper from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights on civil society space in 2018. The paper summarises the results of …
Action on Hearing Loss have launched a range of practical resources (word) to highlight the simple actions that employers can take to make the workplace more inclusive for people with deafness and hearing loss.
‘When pay secrecy thrives in the workplace, so can pay discrimination. I found that out the hard way.’ This is from former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie, in support of a November 2018 crowdfunding campaign on gender pay equality launched by the Fawcett Society and YESS Law.