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  • Last updated: 03 Aug 2017

    The following is a selection of key books and journal articles on older people/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.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 24 Jun 2016

    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.

  • Last updated: 04 Jan 2017

    The Commission's Library has drafted a selection of equality themed reading lists to support business projects and priorities. These can be found on this page.

  • 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.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 29 Jun 2016

    What is Age discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • 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: 26 Jun 2017

    The Commission has 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.

  • Last updated: 14 Dec 2017

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

  • Last updated: 27 Nov 2017

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

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