Nearly all (93%) of senior positions in the new combined authorities will be appointed to white men, new research has revealed.
An Essex council has agreed to abolish the word ‘man’ from important job titles in a bid to tackle gender inequality.
The Government yesterday announced that all employers with 250 or more employees will be required to publish their gender pay gap figures.
Thousands of schools across England are segregated along ethnic and socio-economic lines, research reveals.
Phil Brunkard reports from the recent 'Smart Essex' event, examining how services can move online without leaving anyone behind.
Only 9% of council leaders and 14% of local authority chief executives in Wales are female, a new report has found.
Council staff should be trained in suicide prevention a charity has argued, after a new report revealed inequalities are increasing the risk of people taking their own lives.
A council equality chief has stepped down from his role after being criticised for claiming a school had contravened the Equalities Act by banning pupils from wearing hijab headscarves.
Progress made by poor pupils in primary school is ‘all but wiped out’ at the secondary level, new research into social mobility reveals.
With the recent warning it could take 170 years to close the gender pay gap, what can councils do to tackle this inequality? Jawaid Rehman reports.