Unnumbered research reports

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Equality and diversity

Equality and diversity: good practice for the construction sector

equality and diversity construction sectorThis qualitative research examines good diversity and equality practice in the construction industry. It explores the benefits of implementing good diversity and equality practice in relation to race, gender, disability and age and presents a framework for action.

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See also: Inquiry into Race in the Construction Industry


Just Ageing? research

A think piece on intergenerational equity (IGE)

A think piece on intergenerational equityThis report sets out different concepts of IGE that have been used, reviews the historical uses of these concepts, and draws conclusions for the work of the Commission and Age Concern and Help the Aged.

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Life course influences on health and well-being in later life: a review

Life course influences on health and well-being in later lifeThis report examines the impact of trigger events and lifetime experiences on inequalities and disadvantage in later life.

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Life course influences on poverty and social isolation in later life: a secondary analysis

Life course influences on poverty and social isolation in later life a secondary analysisThis study investigated the trigger events and experiences throughout life that are associated with financial and social well-being at older ages.

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Just Ageing? Fairness,equality and the life course - Final report, December 2009

Just Ageing? Final reportThis report presents the key findings and insights of Just Ageing?, drawing on new research jointly commissioned by the Commission and the newly merged charity Age Concern and Help the Aged.

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Why Do Assets Matter? Assets Equality and Ethnicity: Building Towards Financial Inclusion

Why Do Assets MatterThis report examines who has assets and who does not and why this matters, both socially and financially. It proposes ways to increase asset-holding so that everyone in the UK, regardless of ethnicity, has a better chance of realising their aspirations.

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Ethnicity and family: relationships within and between ethnic groups

Ethnicity and family coverThis paper outlines the ethnic composition of families in Britain today using the Labour Force Survey household data.

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Gender pay activity in large non-public sector organisations: Baseline report 2009

Gender pay activity: Baseline report 2009This is the first annual report produced by the Commission to examine the nature and extent of existing measuring and publishing information on progress in closing the gender pay gap.  

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Human rights and equality in the voluntary sector

Report of a pilot project by the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) and the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF)

Human-rights-and-equality-in-the-voluntary-sectorThis report is the result of a pilot project exploring how voluntary organisations that work in the equalities field are using human rights concepts, language and tools in their work

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Sexual orientation research

Don’t look back? Improving health and social care service delivery for older LGB users

Publication coverThe paper considers the perspectives and experiences of older LGB people and highlights the reasons why we should pay particular attention to their situation as users of health and social care.

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Improving sexual orientation monitoring

Publication coverThis paper was commissioned to explore the case for asking people about sexual orientation and the issues it raises, including how it might be framed more effectively, the importance of anonymity and confidentiality, the questions that work and how the information collected can be used.

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Researching and monitoring adolescence and sexual orientation: Asking the right questions, at the right time

Researching and monitoring adolescence and sexual orientationThis paper was commissioned to provide an overview of the evidence and issues involved in furthering our understanding about sexual orientation disadvantage among young people.

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Making the personalisation of care and support work for all communities in the English regions

Making personalisation of care and support work for all communities in the English regionsThis report presents the findings from four pilot projects carried out by the Commission in different English regions between September 2009 and March 2010, exploring how personalisation is working in practice for four specific groups of people who use social care services.

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See also:  Research report 67 Advocacy in social care for groups protected under equality legislation

Personalisation in the reform of social care: key messages


Wales research

Not just another statistic

Not just another statisticReport on life in Wales for people with mental health conditions, Gypsy Travellers, transgender people and asylum seekers and refugees.

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Anatomy of economic inequality in Wales

Anatomy of economic inequality in walesThis report seeks to build upon the work of the National Equality Panel (NEP) and their report An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK (2010). The findings provide a Wales specific analysis or evidence base.

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