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 2019

Today we’re publishing Cancer Research UK’s gender pay gap. We welcome this opportunity to be transparent about our gender pay gap and have included a full copy of the report. The 2019 gender pay gap figures published in this report are calculated on pay on our snapshot date of 5 April 2019.

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.