Creating a fairer Britain
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
10 December 2013
A new report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission today reveals that some public bodies have made progress in tackling disability-related harassment but overall, more needs to be done.
06 December 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission welcomes a High Court decision today that a local authority must support a three-year old, disabled child from a Traveller family, even when his family are working in other parts of Britain.
05 December 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has today published a new report on the use of stop and search powers at ports and airports.
04 December 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission today welcomes a Court of Appeal ruling, which should make it easier for people with mental health, cognitive or intellectual impairments to claim the benefits they are entitled to.
27 November 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has welcomed today’s Supreme Court decision to dismiss the appeal from hotel owners Peter and Hazelmary Bull, who had refused to honour a gay couple’s booking of a double bedroom.
25 November 2013
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has called for urgent action to tackle increasing levels of non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage in the social care sector.
15 November 2013
Mark Hammond, Chief Executive of the EHRC, has responded to concerns from the Alliance of Hindu Organisations over the EHRC's research project into caste discrimination.
11 November 2013
A new report reveals that overall usage of stop and search by police forces in England and Wales has reduced but black and Asian people are still being disproportionately targeted.