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  • Workplace health and equality e-learning courses

    04/07/2012News

    Workplace health and equality e-learning courses Are you up-to-date with health and safety and equality and diversity in the workplace? Find out how you can keep abreast of all the latest policies with these easy e-learning courses. Thanks to CIH’s

  • Let’s not take our foot off the gas

    13/07/2011News

    Let’s not take our foot off the gas Debbie Larner, Head of Practice, discusses championing equality and diversity issues For many years now our sector has really taken the lead in championing equality and diversity issues – both in our

  • Managing and delivering Gypsy and Traveller sites: negotiating conflict

    13/12/2016Policy and practice

    A wider, more regional-style approach to identifying and supporting new sites can take the heat off councillors locally and help share responsibility for sensitive decisions.7. Recognise a duty to promote equality in this area; as part of this,

  • Housing Studies Association conference discusses ‘housing as a site of struggle’

    17/04/2019News

    How do we build houses that enable people to ‘feel at home’? Similar issues were discussed on day 2 with Peter Matthews (University of Stirling) and Lindsay McCarthy (Sheffield Hallam) exploring housing and homelessness from LGBT+ and feminist

  • Open Doors - Reducing Inequality in the PRS

    15/03/2019News

    61% of those who have arrived since 2001 live in the PRS, (Census, 2011). The above is not an exhaustive list but potentially enough to bring about conversation around how we tackle the equality issue within the PRS to ensure that everyone can live

  • Is interculturalism the answer to growing diversity?

    07/11/2012News

    Not surprisingly, he sees one of these as being policies to promote community cohesion (of which he is an advocate), although he is critical that they haven’t gone far enough. He also points to the growth of mixed identity (notably in the form of

  • Providing Gypsy and Traveller Sites Contentious Spaces

    10/01/2007Books

    Providing Gypsy and Traveller Sites Contentious Spaces Local authorities are now required to undertake Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessments and, where a need for more pitches and sites is established, to incorporate these into Local

  • Understanding legislation and challenging negative social attitudes with e-learning courses

    25/06/2012News

    Understanding Gypsy and Irish Traveller identity in society The understanding Gypsy and Irish Traveller identity in society course takes a look at the past and present issues faced by these communities and looks to proactively reduce prejudice

  • A winning scheme for the sector

    12/08/2011News

    A winning scheme for the sector Graham Findlay, Positive Action for Disability Manager, discusses the Positive Action for Disability programme Now in its third year, the Positive Action for Disability programme matches ambitious and talented disabled

  • Focus on influencing: June 2016 Subscription

    09/06/2016Policy and practice

    Sarah Davis, senior policy and practice officer, chaired our ASB event Melanie Rees, head of policy, took part in the ethical dilemmas panel for this years rising stars finalists Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer, attended a meeting with