Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - News and Events

EDI news and events

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion best practice that will benefit all of our many key stakeholders.

Our EDI news page will feature a range of topical and interesting news stories that set out new initiatives, developments, achievements and stakeholder engagement opportunities.


Gender Pay Gap Report 2018

Today we are publishing Cancer Research UK's gender pay gap for April 2018. We've made some progress but are committed to reducing our gap further.

National Inclusion Week: 24th – 30th September

This year’s theme is Everyday Inclusion, which aims to: Celebrate, Engage, Ideas.

Paid Internships

From June 2018 all internships at Cancer Research UK will be paid – making it one of the first major UK charities to abolish unpaid internships. 

Eid Al-Adha

Eid Al-Adha, or the “Festival of the Sacrifice” is the second Islamic festival of the year. It falls on the 10th day of the last month of the Islamic calendar (Dhu’l-Hijjah) – the month in which the holy pilgrimage (Hajj) takes place.