Ethnicity

British Vogue editor racially profiled at his workplace

Black editor of prominent fashion publication was asked to enter his office via the loading bay by a security guard.

Clifford Chance aims for 40% female partners by 2030

14 Jul 2020

Clifford Chance has pledged that at least 40% of the law firm’s global partners will be female within 10 years...

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Keir Starmer promises to take unconscious bias training

6 Jul 2020

BLM comments prompt the Labour leader to promise to take unconscious bias training.

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Top law firms commit to robust ethnic equality measures

6 Jul 2020

Seventeen leading law firms, including seven of the top 10 by revenue, have pledged to better promote the careers of BAME lawyers.

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Black jobs matter: does the law curb positive action?

29 Jun 2020

Employers looking to take strong action to boost diversity must be very mindful of the Equality Act 2010.

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How to hire staff more fairly and recognise diversity

29 Jun 2020

Recognising our biases and presumptions is only the start of achieving the fairer, more inclusive, recruitment processes our businesses need...

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‘Urgent action’ needed on lack of black people in senior roles

22 Jun 2020

New research reveals almost no movement since 2014 on number of black people who hold leadership positions in the UK.

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Racism in the workplace: new survey shows only slow progress

18 Jun 2020

Black workers reveal experiences of racism in careers while an in-depth study of census figures underlines how ethnic inequalities persist.

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Lloyd’s of London and Greene King sorry for historical slavery links

18 Jun 2020

Two major employers have apologised for their historical links to the slave trade and promised to donate to charities representing...

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Leaders must avoid cliches if black careers matter

16 Jun 2020

UK business leaders need to focus on action not messages if they truly want to effect change and improve fairness for black employees, warns Professor Binna Kandola.

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‘Ethnicity pay gap reporting will help achieve equality’

15 Jun 2020

With calls for ethnicity pay gap reporting to be made mandatory, employers are being encouraged to begin collecting the data they need now.

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Boris Johnson promises commission on race inequality

15 Jun 2020

The prime minister's promise of a commission ignores measures awaiting to be implemented, says Labour, such as those in the McGregor workplace inequality report.

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‘Introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting now’, government urged

12 Jun 2020

A petition urging the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting has gained the support of responsible business network...

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Why diversity and inclusion is critical to business recovery

11 Jun 2020

Diversity and inclusion could form a cornerstone of businesses' recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, the CIPD's Festival of Work heard.

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Time for action on ethnic diversity in the workplace

11 Jun 2020

Given recent world events there's never been a better time for companies to make a commitment to eradicating bias, inequality and discrimination, argue Bina Patel and Ozlem Mehmet.

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