May 2020 - samuelshoesmith.uk

50 years ago today the Equal Pay Act was set into law

On this day, 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act 1970 gained Royal Ascent and became law. Years and years of hard fought campaigning eventually meant this act went before parliament and passed making it illegal to pay women less than men.  It actually took another half a decade until its commencement. The act was […]

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. It is a day to remember those who suffered from violence and discrimination as a result of their sexual and gender identities.  It also notes the progress that has been made but importantly focus on the fact there is still so much to be done […]