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

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

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 ofContinue reading Hate Crime legislation: Scottish Government Independent Review