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Iain Burke on embedding equality and diversity in the workplaceIain Burke on embedding equality and diversity in the workplace
Date created: 20/06/2017
Mr Burke is Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Equality and Diversity Committee. He recently commented on the importance and the benefits of E & D in the workplace... read more

Some things every employer should know about equality in the  workplaceSome things every employer should know about equality in the workplace
Date created: 12/06/2017
Becoming acquainted with equality laws and ensuring that your establishment can accommodate disabled workers may seem to be a hassle at first glance, if not expensive and challenging... read more

Norfolk and Suffolk receive awards for their promotion of equality and diversityNorfolk and Suffolk receive awards for their promotion of equality and diversity
Date created: 05/06/2017
In recognition of the contributions made towards a nationwide programme promoting equality and diversity across the NHS, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been named as the recipient of a special award... read more

For the first time ever - West Wales council has a female majorityFor the first time ever - West Wales council has a female majority
Date created: 23/05/2017
Cardigan Town Council has – for the first time in centuries – elected more women than men. The Council is now made up of seven female members and six male members... read more

Number of Female MPNumber of Female MP's Expected to Rise
Date created: 22/05/2017
Analysis has revealed that regardless of whether the Conservatives gain an overwhelming majority, or whether Labour surprise in the general election, Britain will have its highest ever amount of female MP’s in the House of Commons... read more

Liverpool Football Club leading the way in equalityLiverpool Football Club leading the way in equality
Date created: 18/05/2017
Liverpool Football Club is the first club to be awarded with the highest accolade from the Premier League for their commitment to equality. The club has achieved the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level... read more

An achievable goal - Gender EqualityAn achievable goal - Gender Equality
Date created: 02/05/2017
The question can be asked as to why – in the year 2017 – are women still undervalued in society? Years ago, it was accepted for a woman to play second fiddle to a man, in fact that has gone on for many generations. Why are women still in this situation?.. read more

Oxford University says that students who avoid making eye contact may be guilty of racismOxford University says that students who avoid making eye contact may be guilty of racism
Date created: 26/04/2017
The latest guidance from Oxford University states that students who avoid making eye contact with their colleagues, may (without realising it) be guilty of racism... read more

Still work to be done as BME staff more likely to be bullied in their workplaceStill work to be done as BME staff more likely to be bullied in their workplace
Date created: 20/04/2017
NHS England's second annual report has clearly shown that there is significantly more discrimination occurring between staff from a BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) background and their managers, than there is between white employees... read more

Gender Pay Gap Law Set to Have a Significant Impact in the WorkplaceGender Pay Gap Law Set to Have a Significant Impact in the Workplace
Date created: 10/04/2017
Laws set to come into effect next week will force employers to disclose details of the gender pay gap in their companies. It is hoped that the new legislation will do more to reduce the gender pay gap. Employers will have to publish their figures before April next year for the first time. .. read more

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