Creating a fairer Britain
15 May 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission will today (Wednesday 15th May) intervene in a judicial review at the High Court involving MA and nine others who fear losing their homes as a result of new housing benefit regulations.
08 May 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published a new framework document today which sets out its relationship with government and how it operates as an independent Arm’s Length Body (ALB).
10 April 2013
New guidance is launched today to help employers manage and support employees affected by domestic abuse, which one in four women will experience at some point in their lifetime.
25 March 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published new guidance today to help public authorities in England comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) by giving due consideration to equality issues in their procurement processes.
21 March 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today launched easy to understand advice for businesses on how to prevent discrimination and avoid costly legal challenges.
14 March 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission today (March 14th) welcomed a judgement in the Court of Appeal, which found an 87-year-old man's right to privacy had been infringed when personal information about him was retained on the National Extremist Database.
13 March 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission will today (13th March) intervene in a Judicial Review at the High Court into the abolition of the Independent Living Fund, a move which affects 20,000 disabled people.
05 March 2013
Agency workers to have improved rights after Commission helps woman win discrimination case
01 March 2013
Commenting in response to the government's announcement today, about its plans to tackle caste discrimination, Mark Hammond, Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
01 March 2013
The Commission welcomes the government’s decision to support new legislation to end restrictions on some people who have had mental health issues being MPs, members of the devolved legislatures, company directors and serving on juries.