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28 Oct 2019

The issue of care home staffing has been in the news a bit recently (see this, this, and this). It’s a massive issue because the demand for care – especially specialised nursing care around things like dementia – have never been greater. And the demand will only increa...

9 Jul 2019

Over the last few months, Birmingham has once again found itself in the spotlight as parents of pupils at Parkfield Community Schools have protested the teaching of the No Outsiders equality programme.

Parkfield recently announced it will teach a revised version of the...

26 Oct 2018

In 2017 brap launched a new project called ‘Pushing the Boundaries’. The project came out of a series of discussions following the EU referendum. While there were many reasons for people voting to leave the EU, it is now unequivocally clear that people’s feelings about...

26 Sep 2018

What’s the role of civil society organisations in furthering race equality?

This is an opportunity to contribute to Civil Society Futures, a two-year inquiry into the future of civil society which is due to complete in November this year. The event will examine and deba...

25 Sep 2018

The last few years have seen an explosion of new ideas on how to run society. The guiding principles of old – greed is good, inequality is inevitable, markets can solve everything – have been shaken to their core, as the effects of austerity become more visible and the...