Ethnicity

London ethnicity pay gap at almost a quarter

White British employees in London are paid almost a quarter more than their BAME colleagues, new data has revealed.
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‘White privilege’: using HR’s influence to tackle racism and bias

12 Oct 2020

For white HR professionals to become true anti-racist allies, they need to get better at sitting with discomfort when examining...

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Top companies urge firms to set ‘clear and stretching’ racial diversity targets

2 Oct 2020

Companies should have at least one BAME board member and set ‘clear and stretching’ targets for increasing racial and ethnic...

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Could a scholarship help you achieve your people goals?

29 Sep 2020

Offering a scholarship is not just for universities and other educational institutions, it could be a way to fulfil some...

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Black barrister misidentified many times in one day at court

24 Sep 2020

A black barrister was yesterday (23 September) stopped and mistaken for a defendant several times in one day at her court workplace.

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CMI chief: Return to office could create two-tier workforce

14 Sep 2020

Pushing people back into the office risks creating a two-tier system where ‘white middle-aged males’ are making important decisions, Chartered...

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How a diverse workforce can drive business transformation

11 Sep 2020

The pandemic has put the brakes on many workplace initiatives, but inclusive and diverse cultures will support organisations to emerge...

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Almost a quarter now calculate ethnicity pay gap

10 Sep 2020

Two-thirds of businesses are now collecting ethnicity data on their employees and almost a quarter have calculated their ethnicity pay...

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Cummings ‘unusual’ recruit dismissed after BLM comment

7 Sep 2020

A government employee was dismissed earlier this month after writing a tweet that suggested police should use 'live rounds' on Black Lives Matters protestors.

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Jo Swinson: ‘Inequality may be lasting legacy of pandemic’

3 Sep 2020

Progress in addressing gender inequality has stalled during the lockdown, but the new ways of working it has bought could...

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BP fuels diversity and inclusion drive

27 Aug 2020

BP aims to report its ethnicity pay gap by 2022 as it looks to be guided by 'meritocracy, inclusivity and fairness'.

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Network of ‘allies’ needed to address racial prejudice at work

24 Aug 2020

Workplaces 'should develop a network of allies who are willing to educate themselves on the issues of anti-racism'.

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Older BAME people more likely to earn less and be unable to retire

19 Aug 2020

There are stark differences in earnings and deeply entrenched inequalities between older BAME and white UK populations, finds a new in-depth study.

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Victory for campaigners in face recognition case is ‘cautionary tale’

19 Aug 2020

Organisations must absorb the lessons of verdict in South Wales Police case, when it comes to the use of AI and automation, argues HR director.

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Black police inspector makes complaint after ‘false accusations’

18 Aug 2020

A senior black police inspector who was stopped in his car by two white officers has complained of racial harassment.

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