Creating a fairer Britain
23 October 2009
Organisations offering legal advice on equality and human rights issues will find out today (23 October 2009) if they have been successful in their application for funding from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
21 October 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today launched a new review of evidence that captures the experiences and challenges facing transgender people in Britain.
20 October 2009
Many British fathers are working long hours, struggling to balance work and family and fear that requesting flexible working will damage their careers, a new report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found.
20 October 2009
Women in some jobs who have time off to raise children received a significant boost today after a landmark case in the Court of Appeal in which the Equality and Human Rights Commission intervened.
19 October 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has written today (19 October 2009) to the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) asking it to confirm that will withdraw its guidance to Chief Constables on the retention of DNA evidence or face potential enforcement action.
16 October 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today (16 October) launched new flexible working guidance aimed at improving employee productivity, lowering business costs and meeting the needs of modern families.
15 October 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission announced today that it has won its legal case against the British National Party.
14 October 2009
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today launched an online survey - targeted at medium sized businesses - encouraging them to take part in a consultation on how employers can measure and report on their gender pay gap.
12 October 2009
The Commission today launches a series of reports into the experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people in Britain. Beyond Tolerance: Making Sexual Orientation a Public Matter' celebrates the considerable progress that has been made in tackling homophobia in the past 40 years, and sets out measures organisations could take to tackle the discrimination that persists.
07 October 2009
The Commission has today launched a new report into how a range of UK organisations have established equality policies encouraging employees from diverse backgrounds to participate fully in the workplace.
06 October 2009
When pupils from three primary schools were asked to draw what they thought an MP looked like, the majority thought a typical MP was male, white and well-off.