Big shout out to the members of People First (Scotland) Fife Community Group who have spent time working with us on how to make more use of the Equality Act 2010 (click here for a copy of the initial workshop booklet). We are working on co-designing a toolkit to make it easier for more people toContinue reading Exercising Rights – Equality Act and toolkit co-design workshop with PeopleFirst (Fife)
Hello! Welcome to the first of our communications reviews, the purpose of these reviews is to give us an idea of what we’re covering, whether there is a fair balance in regards to content and what we can do improve to our engagement and coverage in a fair and balanced way. The following breakdowns wereContinue reading Review of FCE’s use of Social Media to raise awareness about equality, diversity and inclusion
We were really impressed by the energy and enthusiasm of participants of our #YOYP Equality Conference on Thursday 8 November 2018. Introducing FCE We started off dropping our labels by being Human Pizzas (click here to find out more) and then we got stuck in more serious discussions around equality and privilege. Pizza game Young peopleContinue reading FCE #YOYP Equality Conference – a quick Blog
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. ThereContinue reading Sky Career Information Day – 04 Nov 2018
Hello! My name is Rupert and I have recently graduated from Edinburgh University with a degree in Biomedical Sciences (Neuroscience). I’ve just started out on a graduate medical degree called ScotGEM which is based here in Fife. The course is the first of its kind in Scotland and aims to get more doctors into ruralContinue reading Placement Students – Rupert Clark
I am on a Foundation Apprenticeship, this is a program with Fife Council to support students with the opportunities to get qualifications from doing work experience.
I am currently taking part in a 2-year foundation apprenticeship in software development within my school. A part of this course was to have a week’s work placement at a company that works with software, I was placed at Fife Centre for Equalities for my placement.
Fife Centre for Equalities is working in partnership with Sky Contact Centre (Dunfermline) to promote their jobs and career opportunities.Continue reading Sky Career Information Day
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.Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities’ Statement: Lee vs. Asher’s Baking Company Ltd.
Fife Centre for Equalities is calling for proposals for a project to carry out investigative research to better understand the barriers experienced by communities of protected characteristics that are affected by poverty.Continue reading Call for proposals: Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is encouraging women who live, work or study in Fife to take part in the UN review of the status of women’s rights in the UK.Continue reading Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women
Diversity Week Fife 2018 kicked off with our Annual Gathering this evening with a quick slideshow of the past year in pictures: Catch up on the week’s events through the several photo albums: On Diversity Week Fife 2018 Facebook page Our friends at Dunfermline Camera Club make some incredible snaps, find the albums at: Fife Interfaith GroupContinue reading Diversity Week Fife 2018: Photo albums
The Job Centre are hosting a digital jobs fair on Friday 06 Jul 2018, from 11:00 to 11:30 Continue reading Virtual Jobs Fair – Job Centre Plus 06 Jul 2018
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 womenContinue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is encouraging women who live, work or study in Fife to take part in the UN review of the status of women’s rights in the UK.Continue reading Women’s Rights – CEDAW Review Consultation