An event to celebrate the vibrancy and effectiveness of culturally and ethnically diverse communities support and promotion of Wellbeing. You’ll be able to see and get involved in a day packed with performances, presentations, demonstrations and talks. All welcome, the event is free. Free lunch and refreshments. Location Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton. The event starts at… Read More
In and around the discussions about diversity and inclusion, there is a growing conversation around the concept of privilege and how this impacts different people and how the delivery of inclusion initiatives may have different outcomes due to identity differences. What is privilege? Originally formulated by W. E. B. Du Bois in 1903, privilege as… Read More
The Trans Needs Assessment was produced after the Brighton & Hove Trans Equality Scrutiny Panel set out to ask: what needs to be done to make things fairer for trans people to live, work and socialise in the city? The report was developed after listening to trans people’s stories of discrimination, disadvantage, transphobia and invisibility.… Read More
In the UK, 1 in 4 people experience a mental health problem each year. These can range from anxiety and depression, to schizophrenia. Human rights and mental health The Convention on Human Rights confers people with important protections which public organisations such as healthcare providers are guided by. Under Article 2, for example, the state… Read More
Monday 22 May until Friday 26 May 2017 is BSUH Apprenticeship Week. Over the week there will be a range of events at the hospital for apprentices, managers and staff. Existing apprentices – meet and share experiences. Managers – find out more about having an apprentice in our ‘managers’ question time’ Staff – find out what… Read More
Victimisation occurs when someone is treated badly because they have made a complaint or raised a grievance under the Equality Act 2010. There is no need to compare treatment of an alleged victim with that of a person who has not made or supported a complaint under the Act.
What is harassment? It is unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic, which has the purpose or effect of violating an individual’s dignity or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that individual. What is third party harassment? Employers can potentially be liable for harassment of employees by people (third parties)… Read More
Under the Equality Act 2010 discrimination has three different levels: Direct discrimination Discrimination by association Discrimination by perception Indirect discrimination What is direct discrimination? This occurs when someone is treated less favourably than another person because of a protected characteristic (age, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or… Read More