On 21 January 2009, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities held an event to ask ‘Should procurement be included in the Equality Bill?’
‘The double-glazed glass ceiling. Lesbians in the workplace’ was published by Stonewall in 2008.
In November 2008, the Equality and Diversity Forum held a seminar to launch a report on procurement by Clare Cozens.
In October 2008, the Equality and Diversity Forum published ”Public Procurement: A valuable tool for equality’.
In 2008, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, TUC and CBI published ‘Talent not tokenism. The business benefits of workforce diversity’.
‘Women & Work Commission. Shaping a Fairer Future. A review of the recommendations of the Women and Work Commission three years on’ was published in 2009.
The Cornwall Diversity Toolkit was published in 2006 to support organisations in Cornwall in considering and including equality and diversity in all organisational activities.
This seminar discussed the use of procurement to promote equality.
This seminar considered what different measures might be introduced to promote equality in the private sector.