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Equality Act 2010 guidance documents published The EHRC have published four sets of guidance to help employers, workers, service providers and service users understand the new Equality Act coming into force From October 2010. Guidance for education providers and students will follow in September.Read More
A £1.63 million upgrade of a Lincolnshire traveller site has been given the go-ahead. County council planners agreed the plans to upgrade the site at Summergangs Lane, Gainsborough, which will see improved facilities and security. The project has received funding of about £1.24m from the Homes And Communities Agency, with Lincolnshire County Council topping up the extra £390,000.Read More
The Charity Commission is seeking views on the Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) it has conducted into the potential impact of its aim to have all of its services online by 2012Read More
Nearly two thirds of companies have admitted they ask candidates about their health prior to a job offer despite the practice becoming illegal in just a few months time.Read More
Equality Act 2010: What do I need to know? is a series of summary guides and "Quick Start" guides to the key changes in the law, produced by the Government Equalities Office in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce, Citizens Advice and the Equality and Diversity Forum, to support implementation of the Act. These simple guides set out clearly what the new laws will mean for business, the public sector, the voluntary sector and the public, helping people understand their new responsibilities and rights.Read More
The UK Government have announced that compulsory English language tests will be introduced for non-European migrants applying to come to the UK to join or marry their settled partner.Read More
The number of workers entering the UK from outside Europe will be controlled by a new limit following a 12-week government consultation that will run until the end of September. Permanent limits on non EU economic migration routes will then be decided and put in place by 1 April 2011.Read More