Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality

This invitation to tender is to undertake investigative research to better understand the barriers experienced by communities of protected characteristics that are affected by poverty in Fife. The research aims to deepen practitioners’ understanding of multiple barriers experienced by people in their day to day living and also help to ensure that the most vulnerable to poverty are not further disadvantaged because of their protected characteristics.

Consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation

The Scottish Government have launched a new consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation, following Lord Bracadale's recommendations from his review of legislation. It looks to gather your views on consolidating all legislation and expanding statuatory aggravations. Throughout the consultation there will be a number of public events providing an opportunity for communities to come together … Continue reading Consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation

FCE Roundtable on: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament

FCE is hosting a roundtable on Human Rights on Wednesday 28 February, 1-3pm at New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy KY1 1XT. Points raised in the discussion will be submitted to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee of the Scottish Parliament for the upcoming parliamentary review. (click here for a detailed document about … Continue reading FCE Roundtable on: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament

Have your say: EHRC plans to enforce the gender pay gap regulations consultation

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is consulting on a range of powers that they can use to enforce the law and have set in their draft policy on their plans so that employers follow the law without the need for formal enforcement action. The consulting is on the planned approach to enforcement and comments are welcome from … Continue reading Have your say: EHRC plans to enforce the gender pay gap regulations consultation

Fife Universal Credit Roll Out

Come along and visit one of our many Brexit discussion sessions, with the opportunity to ask questions, share your concerns or opinions or even just for a coffee and a chat. We will hold the sessions on: Monday 19th June, 10:30am-12:30pm Town House , 2 Wemyssfield, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XW. Wednesday 21st June, 6:30-8:30pm Parkgate Community Centre […]

FCE Response to the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

FCE responded to the Scottish Goverment's Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland closing today with the points below. Our position took into consideration the points raised during our roundtables, feedback from community groups and members in Fife and also incorporates references to current research on the barriers faced by protected characteristics groups. To download a … Continue reading FCE Response to the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

FCE Response to Let’s Talk: the new plan for Fife

An Equality Perspective on the Draft Plan for Fife Local Outcome Improvement Plan 2017 – 2027 FCE held on Wednesday 25 October 2017 in New Volunteer House a roundtable discussion on the Fife Partnership plan to make Fife by 2027 a place where all residents live good lives, make informed choices and have a sense … Continue reading FCE Response to Let’s Talk: the new plan for Fife

FCE Roundtable on Let’s Talk: the new plan for Fife

FCE held on Wednesday 25 October 2017 in New Volunteer House a roundtable  discussion on the Fife Partnership plan to make Fife by 2027 a place where all residents live good lives, make informed choices and have a sense of control to reach their full potential and where all children are safe, happy and healthy.   … Continue reading FCE Roundtable on Let’s Talk: the new plan for Fife

Let’s Talk – the new plan for Fife

  The Fife Partnership is currently seeking ideas to make Fife by 2027 a place where all residents live good lives, make informed choices and have a sense of control to reach their full potential and where all children are safe, happy and healthy. The video below (with Closed Captions) explains the wider vision of … Continue reading Let’s Talk – the new plan for Fife

Hate Crime legislation: Scottish Government Independent Review

Fife Centre for Equalities has submitted a response to the Scottish Government's Independent review of hate crime legislation. While this consultation is now closed, served as a first point of call towards a more in-depth consultation led by Lord Bracadle over this coming summer. In our view, we welcome the review and also the use of … Continue reading Hate Crime legislation: Scottish Government Independent Review