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Equality duty survives red tape review.

The government released the conclusions of the review into the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).  The PSED seems safe having (sort of) passed the governments red tape challenge. Bob Moxham from the TUC shares his account of the process here. (Source: Prospect equality newsletter)  

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Resource: Scottish Government Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report

Scotland has implemented higher levels of compliance with regard to the Equality Act duties than England. This report may be useful when considering how to articulate mainstreaming in terms of the breadth of what your organisation does.  It is also one more example of the Equality Act outcome setting processes in action. Two more notable […]

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Poster advertising Cultural Equalities Now conference with image of the British Museum Great Hall. © The British Museum

December 2011, Cultural Equalities Now Conference

In partnership with the British Museum and the Institute of the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP), DHG convened a cutting edge conference looking at diversity and equalities in the then new political, legal and economic landscape. The Cultural Equalities Now conference programme looked at links between cultural heritage and agendas such as big society, […]

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October 2010, Response to Government Consultation

This consultation allowed members to engage without directly naming or representing their respective organisations. The consultation laid out the government’s aims to ensure that all public bodies were transparent and accountable when it comes to equality. Yet, our eagle-eyed group concluded the plans for implementation of the Equality Act regulations often obscured the data, making […]

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Internal view of the arched ceiling of the great hall at the Natural History Museum lit at night.

October 2010, London

This meeting at Natural History Museum considered DHG’s response to the government consultation on the Equalities Duties and the potential impact of the proposed changes on the heritage sector. We also took decisions on next steps for our planned conference and mooted the idea of a reading group.

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