Ethnicity

BBC staff demand answers over Naga Munchetty treatment

Some BBC staff have called on management to formally apologise to presenter Naga Munchetty.

BBC boss reverses decision against Naga Munchetty

1 Oct 2019

Lord Hall, director general of the BBC, has reversed the decision made by the broadcaster’s executive complaints unit to partially...

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Anger grows over BBC decision on Naga Munchetty complaint

27 Sep 2019

Lenny Henry and Adrian Lester sign letter demanding a rethink over complaints unit's decision

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‘Men as Change Agents’ board meets for first time

25 Sep 2019

A government-backed board of senior industry leaders meets for the first time today with the aim of encouraging executives to...

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How to tackle imposter syndrome and ‘modern racism’

20 Sep 2019

It's not unusual for black people and those from ethnic minority backgrounds to feel they don't belong in certain workplaces. Binna Kandola suggests ways of minimalising imposter syndrome

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Number of BAME directors ‘flatlines’

11 Sep 2019

The number of black, Asian and minority ethnic board directors of major UK companies has “flatlined” over the past year,...

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Citizens Advice training document ‘propagated racial stereotypes’

16 Aug 2019

Citizens Advice in England and Wales has produced a staff training document accused of spreading racist stereotypes.
The document, which...

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How recruitment technology can help boost social mobility

25 Jul 2019

The causes of poor social mobility are deep-rooted and complex, but that doesn’t mean employers can’t do more to attract...

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Theresa May announces new Office for Tackling Injustices (OfTI)

12 Jul 2019

Outgoing prime minister Theresa May has announced a new independent body responsible for challenging social injustices and creating a fairer...

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Ethnicity pay gap: Bangladeshi workers lowest paid in the UK

9 Jul 2019

Bangladeshi workers have lowest hourly pay in the UK  – earning around a fifth less than White British employees, according...

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Rail union highlights ‘glaring gap’ in driver diversity

17 Jun 2019

Rail union Aslef has published a report underlining the lack of female, BAME and younger train drivers in Britain.

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Sephora and racial profiling: what can a single training day achieve?

7 Jun 2019

The beauty retailer closed its US stores to deliver diversity training after an incident of racial profiling.

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Diversity on the wane among NHS leaders

7 Jun 2019

There are claims that the NHS is in reverse on inclusion after new figures show a marked decline in diversity among its leadership teams.

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A third of BAME employees asked to westernise their name

23 May 2019

Almost one in three ethnic minority employees have been asked to adopt a ‘Western’ work name by a manager –...

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Young people critical of lack of diversity and social mobility

16 May 2019

Two-thirds of young people feel they have to conceal or change who they really are in order to make a good impression and find a job at many businesses.

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