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  • Discrimination and The Equality and Human Rights Commission - FAQs


    age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. There are several different forms which discrimination can take including direct discrimination,

  • Housing and public policy in post devolution Scotland

    01/10/2004Policy and practice

    HOUSING AND PUBLIC POLICY IN POST-DEVOLUTION SCOTLAND 172 C h a r t e r e d I n s t i t u t e o f H o u s i n g restricted access to employment, goods and services; under-representation in senior positions in employment, in professions and in

  • 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

  • CIH consultation response to overcrowding statutory notices

    18/06/2015Policy and practice

    These factors may be compounded by lack of knowledge regarding housing rights or routes to accessing a suitable home. Language barriers may also make it more difficult for some to understand and respond to an OSN or to seek help. Households on low

  • 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

  • Scottish Housing Matters - Spring Issue 2015 Subscription

    24/02/2015Policy and practice

    And with government backing and local authority support, we believe that institutions will invest long-term in a professionalised Scottish PRS. Ultimately, success will be measured by the benefits such significant new investment brings to Scotland.

  • 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,