Equality News Update: New Job Roles for Fife Centre for Equalities Staff Team

We are delighted to announce that the Trustees of Fife Centre for Equalities have approved a new staffing structure for the organisation.  From 01 August 2020, all existing and future staff will follow the new structure accordingly.  Lee Ryan, Chair of Fife Centre for Equalities, said:  “The Board of Trustees considers that the review of FCE’s structure, with … Continue reading Equality News Update: New Job Roles for Fife Centre for Equalities Staff Team

Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership

FCE would like to congratulate Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club for gaining the Equality Pathfinders Bronze Award by taking steps to make their club more accessible to disabled people as well as in their commitment to equality of opportunity to all people of Fife. Double celebrations on their gaining their full SFA membership and … Continue reading Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership

Press Release: Active Schools Fife Win Silver Equality Pathfinder Award!

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) worked with Active Schools Fife to ensure their leadership programmes were accessible to all young people Active Schools Fife continue their equality journey to become the first organisation in Fife to gain the Equality Pathfinder Silver Award.   Following Equality Pathfinder training with Fife Centre for Equalities, Active Schools Fife … Continue reading Press Release: Active Schools Fife Win Silver Equality Pathfinder Award!

Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message – 15 March 2019

Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson. Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.

Sky Career Information Day – 04 Nov 2018

On 04 Nov 2018, we co-hosted a career information day with Sky Contact Centre Dunfermline.   The purpose of the day was to give an insight into what it's like to work in a Sky contact centre, the range of positions available, what skills you will develop whilst working there and the recruitment process. There … Continue reading Sky Career Information Day – 04 Nov 2018

Fife Centre for Equalities’ Statement: Lee vs. Asher’s Baking Company Ltd.

The case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others has again highlight the complexity of applying the Equality Act when both respondent and appellant are protected by the same Act. We believe that it was right for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland to support Mr Lee because we need cases like this to test the Act. Please do approach FCE if you believe that you have been discriminated against. We will support and guide you to understand your rights under the Equality Act.

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics

Continuation of Centenary of Women’s Vote Celebration in Fife   Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded £5000 by the Scottish Government Vote Centenary Grant Scheme to run a nine-month programme, ‘Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’, to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics

Scottish Government Position on EU Citizen rights

Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson. Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.

EU Citizens in Scotland: Scottish Government and Fife Council event

Are you an EU citizen living or working in Scotland? The Scottish Government and Fife Council would like to invite you to an event hosted by Scottish Government Ministers and the Co-Leaders of Fife Council, to hear your experiences and concerns about the impact of Brexit on the rights of EU citizens in Scotland.

Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message

Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson. Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.

What’s New in Adult Protection

What did you tell us? From September 2016 – January 2017 the Adult Support & Protection Committee (ASPC) ran two surveys; one on general adult protection information, and another on accessible information. The Committee have looked at the survey results and agreed an action plan which will help determine future work.  To find out more visit:  http://www.fifedirect.org.uk/adultprotection and visit the ‘Adult Support & Protection Committee’ webpage.