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  • Last updated: 05 Sep 2018

    A selection of relevant books and journal articles on older people and workers and equality issues.

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    First Published: 01 Dec 2009

    This report into older workers - employment preferences, barriers and solutions - examines the meaning, significance and implications of ‘good relations’ and suggests ways in which these might be measured.

  • Last updated: 14 Apr 2016

    This report presents the Commission’s assessment of what local authorities, Government, the Care Quality Commission and the Local Government Ombudsman have done in response to recommendations directed at them in our Close to home inquiry report. Download the Close to Home recommendations revie...

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Aug 2018

    Find details of our project to assist the English health and social care sectors compliance with the Human Rights Act 1998, outlining what we are delivering.

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    First Published: 07 Mar 2016

    This report offers insights into how fathers experience and think about work and childcare in contemporary Great Britain.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 16 Aug 2018

    Our work on human rights in health and social care aims to help the English health and social care sector comply with the Human Rights Act 1998.

  • Last updated: 08 Jul 2016

    Read our findings and recommendations for providers delivering home care services.

  • Last updated: 08 Mar 2018

    The Commission's library has provided a selection of equality-themed reading lists on some of the subjects we cover.

  • Last updated: 10 Oct 2016

    The Commission has produced a guide for older people and their family, friends or support workers to help service users understand what good quality home care looks like.

  • Last updated: 29 Jun 2016

    On 10 November 2010 the Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a Formal Inquiry using its powers under Section 16 of the Equality Act 2006. The Inquiry looked at the effectiveness of the English care and support system in protecting and promoting the human rights of older people.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 14 Nov 2017

    Guidance for managers on managing retirement and changes in the law since April 2011.

  • News

    Published: 02 Mar 2016

    Thousands of people could be at risk of being denied jobs and services each year due to unlawful, discriminatory adverts, the Equality and Human Rights Commission warns today. Complaints about adverts which discriminate against older workers or on the basis of sex appear the most common but people ...

  • Equality Act

    Last updated: 08 Jun 2016

    Legal challenge by Age Concern and Help the Aged (now Age UK) who sought a judicial review of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006.

  • Last updated: 26 Jun 2017

    We have significant powers to become involved in legal cases that are within the areas of Equality and Human Rights. Examples of these legal cases can be found on this page.

  • News

    Published: 03 Oct 2015

    The most comprehensive review ever carried out on progress towards greater equality and human rights protection in Britain reveals that while for many life has become fairer over the past five years, for others progress has stalled and for some– in particular young people and poor White boys – life on many fronts has got worse.

  • Blog

    Published: 30 Nov 2015

    Fairness is not just one of our most quintessentially British values but probably the most contested word in our political lexicon. If ever proof were needed, this week’s events in Westminster make this plain. Whether it is the lively debate about tax credits and in-work poverty, how we respond ...

  • Last updated: 06 Sep 2018

    The Commission's Library has a selection of equality themed reports which can be found on this page.

  • Last updated: 04 Apr 2018

    A summary of our major achievements over the last three years.

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