The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the Cabinet Office’s Race Disparity Unit have launched a consultation on a mandatory approach to ethnicity pay reporting.
They are seeking views on ethnicity pay reporting by employers, including what should be reported and by who, and what immediate next steps should be taken. The deadline for responses is 11 January 2019.
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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.
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The Joint Committee on Human Rights have launched an October 2018 inquiry on whether the Government’s proposals on how the EU settlement scheme will work. This inquiry looks at the unjustified detention and deportation, in particular.
The deadline for submissions is 10 December 2018.
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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.
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There is a lack of protection and support for migrant women facing domestic abuse and their children, transnational marriage abandonment, and extra-territorial jurisdiction.
The Women’s Resource Centre have produced the England Shadow report (pdf) for the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) .
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