Creating a fairer Britain
28 February 2014
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published two new research reports today which look into issues surrounding caste in Britain.
27 February 2014
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today written to Norman Baker, the Minister responsible for the government’s strategy to combat female genital mutilation (FGM).
26 February 2014
Following the independent review of the Disability Committee carried out by Agnes Fletcher in April 2013, and further discussions with Ministers and stakeholders, it has been decided that the Committee will end as a formal statutory committee in 2017.
26 February 2014
The Equality and Human Rights Commission welcomed a ruling by the Court of Appeal today which found that employers who give poor references to former employees because they have been involved in a complaint of discrimination will be liable to pay compensation.
30 January 2014
VisitEngland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have produced a new guide for tourism businesses on welcoming customers with assistance dogs.
23 January 2014
The Equality and Human Rights Commission will be looking at the under-representation of women on boards later this year.
19 December 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has today announced the appointment of Rebecca Hilsenrath to the role of Chief Legal Officer, responsible for leading the Commission’s legal team and activities.
18 December 2013
Commission welcomes new Bank of England guidelines for selecting historical figures on banknotes
13 December 2013
The Commission has today said that it will work with Universities UK (UUK) to improve the clarity of UUK’s guidance on external speakers.
11 December 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission welcomes today’s Court of Appeal ruling that an employer cannot 'simply rubber stamp' an opinion provided by occupational health advisors