Equality and Human Rights Commission

Employers to be liable if they don’t prevent sexual harassment

Ignoring sexual harassment in the workplace will no longer be an option

EHRC warns retailers about face mask discrimination

Retailers risk violating the Equality Act 2020 if they refuse customers who are exempt from wearing face coverings

The nature of work is changing. Is the Equality Act 2010 still in play?

It’s been 10 years since the introduction of the Equality Act 2010 in the UK, but what has really changed?

Equality in the workplace: Equality Commission’s asks for 2020

Equality Commission’s CEO Rebecca Hilsenrath outlines their ten asks for employers and Government to advance workplace equality this year.

Quarter of employees believe bullying and harassment are overlooked

CIPD’s new report calls on organisations to train managers to be more effective at managing bulling and harassment in the workplace.

EHRC issues new advice on harassment at work

New guidance on preventing harassment and victimisation in the workplace issued by the UK’s equality watchdog.

General Election 2019: rival parties set out plans to tackle gender pay gap

Labour pledges to accelerate measures to close the gender pay gap by 2030, while Lib Dems sets sights on ‘pink tax’.

The BAME experience: how to tackle racial harassment in higher education

The EHRC is due to publish its findings from a three-year inquiry into the types of racial harassments experienced in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), this month. You can help the Westminster Higher Education Forum stop racial harassment in the UK’s colleges and universities. Here is how…

Positive action to promote equality in the workplace

Positive action is an important tool in dismantling gender barriers in employment. It is also an underused enabler of widespread equality.

3 ways to kick-start your disability and ethnicity pay gap preparations

Disability and ethnicity pay gap reporting could soon become mandatory