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Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 11:05 AM

July news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Inquiry into social care / Sexual harassment in the workplace / Our new CEO If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    29 July 2021 July news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission Our inquiry into challenging decisions about adult social care   T…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 10:48 AM

June news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Monitoring restraint in schools - Pay gap reporting - Upholding freedom of expression If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    30 June 2021 June news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission Restraint in schools must be monitored on par with exclu…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
May 27, 2021 at 10:19 AM

May news from the EHRC: tracking performance on human rights

Evidence of action and progress by the UK and Welsh governments on 12 different human rights issues If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    27 May 2021 May news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission New assessments of Government progress on hu…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 4:03 PM

News from the EHRC: reminding retailers of their legal duties

April news for the Equality and Human Rights Commission If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    29 April 2021 April news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission Retailers warned against blanket 'no mask, no entry' policies As non-essential reta…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 9:51 AM

News from EHRC: challenging Pontins discrimination & ensuring accessible NHS information

We took action after whistleblower who was employed by holiday firm Pontins told us that the company operated a discriminatory booking policy which excluded Gypsies and Travellers. If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    31 March 2021 March news from t…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 3:23 PM

News from the EHRC: upholding the human rights of people living in residential care

Gender Pay Gap reporting and our recommendations for electoral candidates If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    25 February 2021 February news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission Championing the rights of people living in residential care …
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
January 27, 2021 at 1:31 PM

News from the EHRC - January 2021

Enforcing equality law and upholding the rights of disabled people If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    27 January 2021 January news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission As Britain's National Equality Body and an independent regulator with …
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
December 17, 2020 at 11:40 AM

News from the EHRC - December 2020

Upholding human rights If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    17 December 2020 December news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission: upholding human rights As the National Human Rights Institution for England and Wales and an 'A' status UN Nat…
The Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 12:59 PM

EHRC newsletter - October 2020

How coronavirus has affected equality and human rights  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  If you have trouble accessing this email, please use the web version    October 2020 October news from the Equality and Human Rights Commission How coronavirus has affected equality and human rights …
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 11:33 AM

News from EHRC: Guidance for retailers | A decade of equality | Making exams accessible for all

News from the Equality and Human Rights Commission View on web September 2020 Retailers told to do more to help disabled customers In response to growing concerns over the accessibility of supermarkets and retailers ahead of a potential second wave of restrictions, earlier this month we publi…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
August 27, 2020 at 4:30 PM

EHRC newsletter: August 2020

News from the Equality and Human Rights Commission View on web August 2020 Report to the UN Convention Against Torture: military personnel must be held accountable for crimes committed overseas In our follow up report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT), we are calling for t…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
July 29, 2020 at 4:02 PM

News from EHRC: Equality Act anniversary | Assessing Home Office policies | Successful legal action

News from the Equality and Human Rights Commission View on web July 2020 Marking ten years of the Equality Act 2020 marks a decade since the implementation of the Equality Act 2010. In October 2010, it replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single Act, making the law easier to unde…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
June 29, 2020 at 2:13 PM

News from EHRC: Inclusive justice | Coronavirus impact on ethnic minorities | new Chair recruitment

Inclusive justice and the impact of coronavirus on ethnic minorities View on web June 2020 How the criminal justice system is failing disabled people Earlier this month we published the results of our Inclusive Justice inquiry into whether the criminal justice system treats disabled people fa…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 8:49 AM

EHRC e-newsletter May 2020: upholding human rights across the Commonwealth

Upholding human rights across the Commonwealth View on web May 2020 For the last two years the Equality and Human Rights Commission has chaired the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (CFNHRI). The CFNHRI is a member-led network of human rights institutions, ombudsmen and…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
April 30, 2020 at 8:58 AM

EHRC e-newsletter April 2020: Our response to the coronavirus pandemic

Upholding human rights and equality during Covid-19 View on web April 2020 As with almost every other organisation in the country, work at the Equality and Human Rights Commission has changed significantly over the last six weeks. We started March with our plans for the coming financial year …
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
March 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM

EHRC e-newsletter | March 2020

Human rights and equality during a pandemic View on web March 2020 Human rights and equality during a pandemic: our letter to the Prime Minister on coronavirus Ahead of the passage of emergency legislation to deal with the COFID-19 pandemic, our Chair David Isaac has written to the Prime Mini…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
February 26, 2020 at 2:31 PM

EHRC e-newsletter | February 2020

Why we're investigating the use of restraint in schools View on web February 2020 Inquiry opened into use of restraint in schools This month we have launched an inquiry into how schools are monitoring and recording their use of restraint, following widespread concerns about its use and the la…
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February 10, 2020 at 10:51 AM

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Can you spare a few minutes to help us improve our site? View on web 10 February 2020 Can you spare 10 minutes to help us improve our website?We want to make sure that people can easily find the information they need on our site. So we're asking our subscribers to sort some of our web content…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
January 27, 2020 at 5:23 PM

EHRC e-newsletter | January 2020 | Workplace equality in 2020

Tackling harassment at work and other workplace equality issues View on web January 2020 Equality in the workplace - our asks for 2020 Our Chief Executive Rebecca Hilsenrath outlines our ten asks for employers and Government to advance workplace equality this year: 2020 is an important milest…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
December 19, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Year in review | Our asks for the new government | Legal action round-up

Christmas message, our asks for the new government and recent legal cases View on web December 2019 A Christmas message from our Chair As we approach the festive season, our Chair David Isaac reflects on 2019: This time last year I said that the challenges of 2018 had surpassed all our expect…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
October 29, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Universities challenged on racial harassment | NDA guidance | Track the UK's human rights compliance

EHRC report finds alarming rates of racial harassment on campus View in browser October 2019 Our inquiry finds universities 'oblivious' to scale of racial abuse on campus Our inquiry into racism on campus has found alarmingly high levels of racial harassment across British universities, with …
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
September 30, 2019 at 12:14 PM

Legal support for transport discrimination | Healing a divided society | Gypsy and Traveller sites

Our new project helps with transport discrimination claims View in browser September 2019 Legal support project: transport discrimination claims Disabled people and older passengers must be able to enjoy public transport and travel freely just like everyone else. Launched this month, our lega…
Equality and Human Rights Commission · [email protected]
August 1, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Legal aid for victims of discrimination | Teaching LGBT rights | Sexual harassment consultation

Our inquiry report and recommendations View in browser July 2019 Legal aid for victims of discrimination Our recent inquiry into legal aid for victims of discrimination in England and Wales identified a number of barriers to justice and found that very few people are getting the representatio…