‘44% of fathers lied or altered the truth to their employers about family life conflicting with work.’ This is according to The Equal Lives project, from the Business in the Community.
The project has launched an April 2018 online survey for men who balance work and care responsibilities.
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are developing an online human rights tracker. They have launched an April 2018 survey to find out how people access information on the UK’s performance on human rights.
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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have produced a March 2018 digital toolkit based on their Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper.
This resource has been created to facilitate conversations and gather feedback on the Government’s vision for building integrated communities.
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The Government Equalities Office (GEO) have published a March 2018 report (pdf) summarising the responses from the ‘Returning to work after time out for caring’ consultation.
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Current policies supporting fathers in the workplace do not deliver what they promise, despite good intentions. And this is particularly true for low-income fathers, says a March 2018 report from the Women and Equalities Select Committee.
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The Social Mobility Commission has a vital role to play in “[putting] the Government’s feet to the fire” – but changes need to be made.
This is according to a March 2018 report from the Education Committee, after four Commissioners resigned in December 2017. Continue reading “Education Committee inquiry and report: the future of the Social Mobility Commission”
The Department for Education has launched a review of support for children in need.
This March 2018 policy paper outlines the aims of the review – in particular, to build an evidence base for improving educational outcomes. Continue reading “Department for Education policy paper and call for evidence: Review of Children in Need”
Business in the Community and YouGov have launched a February 2018 survey, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to build further on the findings of their 2015 survey, Race at Work.
They are keen to hear from all ethnicities – everyone aged 16 and over, employed or self-employed in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).
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