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  • Workplace health and equality e-learning courses


    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


    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

  • Equality and diversity - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/04/2009Policy and practice

    Equality and diversity - Housing practice magazine Issue 2 This edition of housing practice provides an overview of seven different strands of diversity. It explores why these issues are important for housing and how discrimination can occur. It

  • Focus on influencing: December 2018 Subscription

    11/12/2018Policy and practice

    | | 02476 851 789 organisations selected to present evidence to the Special Rapporteur, CIH Cymru Director Matt Dicks joined Shelter Cymru and Tai Pawb in advancing evidence relating to: the overall impact of poverty in Wales the

  • Leading diversity by 2020 - Welsh case studies factsheet

    26/07/2016Policy and practice

    Set an aspirational target for board/committee recruitment from under-represented groups to ensure that your governance structure is representative of the wider communities you work in. 6. Have in place succession and talent management strategies

  • Tackling inequalities and understanding diverse needs must be central to CIH project


    We recommended actions to take account of and resolve factors that shape supply and demand, while ensuring housing allocation is based on objectively assessed need. We recommend that adaptation services are easy to access and affordable – measures

  • Response to joint inquiry into welfare policy in NI

    31/05/2019Policy and practice

    The impact of the two child policy means that a family with three of more children will be financially disadvantaged by 2,780 per year per child for their 30 There were 14,167 vacancies notified in the fourth quarter of the 2017/18 financial year, a

  • Rethinking social housing Northern Ireland final report

    14/11/2018Policy and practice

    The report offers an evidence base on the current role and purpose of social housing and explores collective experiences and views about its future, which will be of interest to political key decision makers. The project Rethinking social housing

  • 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’


    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