With the recent warning it could take 170 years to close the gender pay gap, what can councils do to tackle this inequality? Jawaid Rehman reports.
Sandwell councillors have backed a motion calling for a fairer deal for women born in the 1950s who have been affected by an increase in the state pension age.
Leicestershire County Council is the best local government employee for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff, according to the results of Stonewall’s annual index.
Political parties should ensure 45% of all MPs and councillors are female by 2030 or face financial penalties, a report has argued today.
A new project to find out why some children in the North are falling behind their counterparts in the South has been launched today by the Children’s Commissioner.
Children in care are falling ‘well behind’ children in the general population before they even get to primary school, new research reveals - and this gap widens throughout their schooling.
New research on social mobility has revealed children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more than 20 months behind their wealthier peers.
More than 60 women are challenging Reading Council in court today, arguing they are owed more than £1.5m in equal pay claims.
Six new opportunity areas will receive £60m in funding in a bid to boost social mobility.
Theresa May is to chair a cabinet committee focusing on social reform in order to make Britain ‘better for everyone, not just the privileged few.’