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Sayeeda Warsi chides Trevor Phillips over Muslim comments

Sayeeda Warsi chides Trevor Phillips over Muslim comments

Former Tory party chair says ex-equalities chief’s views on race and integration are flawedSayeeda Warsi has accused Trevor Phillips of having a flawed view of race and integration after he was
Seventy Labour staffers give statements to antisemitism inquiry

Seventy Labour staffers give statements to antisemitism inquiry

Testimonies by current and former party workers have been passed to EHRC, lawyer saysGeneral election latest - live newsScores of serving and former Labour officials have given sworn statements about
University racism study criticised for including anti-white harassment

University racism study criticised for including anti-white harassment

Academics and student leaders accuse equalities watchdog of drawing a false equivalenceProminent academics and student leaders have criticised the government’s equalities watchdog for including
Labour antisemitism: 30 whistleblowers to give evidence to EHRC

Labour antisemitism: 30 whistleblowers to give evidence to EHRC

Jewish Labour Movement to submit detailed statements to equalities watchdogMore than 30 whistleblowers including current Labour members of staff will submit evidence to the equalities watchdog about
Identity politics is dividing Britons, warns equality commission chief

Identity politics is dividing Britons, warns equality commission chief

David Isaac says people’s growing tendency to define themselves by faith, gender or race is diminishing empathyThe increasing tendency for people to define themselves by their faith, gender, sexuality
Gender pay gap figures: debunking the myths

Gender pay gap figures: debunking the myths

As this year’s data is released, we tackle the most common misconceptions Thousands of companies have filed their gender pay gap figures, revealing men are paid, on average, more than women in the
Grenfell residents’ rights were breached – equalities watchdog

Grenfell residents’ rights were breached – equalities watchdog

Both central and local government strongly criticised by EHRC report into tragedyThe human rights of Grenfell Tower residents were breached by the council and central government before the disaster
Asylum seekers 'too afraid' to seek NHS care, report says

Asylum seekers 'too afraid' to seek NHS care, report says

Watchdog says people failing to seek care over fear of upfront costs and of data being shared with the Home OfficeAsylum seekers who need NHS care have been left in “considerable fear” because of the
How to be an excellent landlord (Christmas sherry not mandatory) | Penny Anderson

How to be an excellent landlord (Christmas sherry not mandatory) | Penny Anderson

Encouraging good tenants to stay saves you bother and fees, so here are 10 tips to help buy-to-letters be more kind and tolerantHe’s been at it again. The poster boy for terrible landlords, Fergus
UK firms face action over failure to report gender pay gap

UK firms face action over failure to report gender pay gap

Equality watchdog vows zero-tolerance approach as it investigates up to 500 businesses Hundreds of companies are being pursued by Britain’s equality watchdog after failing to file gender pay gap data
Hundreds of UK firms face action over failure to report pay gap

Hundreds of UK firms face action over failure to report pay gap

Equality watchdog vows zero-tolerance approach as it investigates up to 500 businesses Hundreds of companies are being pursued by Britain’s equality watchdog after failing to file gender pay gap data
Britain needs gender equality quotas now, Fawcett Society says

Britain needs gender equality quotas now, Fawcett Society says

Campaigners publish figures showing stark gender imbalance in leadership, legal, political and media roles Quotas to get more women into key positions in politics, business and the arts must be
We know about the gender pay gap. But what about the disability pay gap? | Frances Ryan

We know about the gender pay gap. But what about the disability pay gap? | Frances Ryan

Disabled people are made to feel grateful for having a job at all. It is time we were brought into the conversationForcing companies to disclose their gender pay gap has been like pulling back the
Companies could face court over failing to report gender pay gap

Companies could face court over failing to report gender pay gap

Head of Equality and Human Rights Commission says firms which miss 4 April deadline would be named and shamedThe head of Britain’s equality watchdog has warned companies that they could be pursued
UK government urged to investigate insurer 'discrimination' against mentally ill

UK government urged to investigate insurer 'discrimination' against mentally ill

Charities and MPs demand response after insurance companies accused of penalising people with depression and anxietyMPs and campaigners have launched an urgent appeal for the government to take action
Brexit bill leaves a hole in UK human rights

Brexit bill leaves a hole in UK human rights

British civil rights groups sound a warning in the Observer over effects of EU withdrawal legislationA human rights deficit will be created by the government’s EU withdrawal bill, leaving many
Human rights commission to launch its own Grenfell fire inquiry

Human rights commission to launch its own Grenfell fire inquiry

Dramatic intervention will examine whether government and local council failed in duty to protect life and provide safe housing Britain’s human rights watchdog is to launch an inquiry into the
Women and disabled people hit hardest by years of austerity, report confirms

Women and disabled people hit hardest by years of austerity, report confirms

Equalities watchdog says Tory tax and benefit reforms over seven years will slash incomes of poorest by 10%, while richest only lose 1%Disabled people, single parents and women have been among the
Landlord’s ban on ‘coloured’ tenants is unlawful, court rules

Landlord’s ban on ‘coloured’ tenants is unlawful, court rules

Equality watchdog wins case against Fergus Wilson, who barred south Asians from renting his properties The buy-to-let mogul Fergus Wilson’s ban on “coloured” tenants because they allegedly left curry