Ethnicity

Ethnic minorities ‘trapped’ in insecure or temporary jobs

Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers are more likely to be “trapped” in temporary or insecure employment than their white...

Employers lack data needed to analyse ethnicity pay gap

21 Mar 2019

Ninety-five per cent of employers have not analysed their ethnicity pay gap, with many lacking the data that will enable...

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Bank of England ‘way off’ diversity targets

13 Mar 2019

The Bank of England is still “some way off” its diversity targets for next year, with little evidence that it...

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Candidates apply for peak number of graduate schemes as competition grows

7 Mar 2019

Candidates are applying for an all-time high number of graduate schemes, according to figures collated by software company Oleeo.
According...

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Leading businesses sign up for ethnicity pay gap pledge

1 Mar 2019

Fifteen prominent UK organisations have signed a commitment to work towards mandatory ethnic pay gap reporting and to encourage other businesses to do so.

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Diversity in HR: is it really a ‘white female’ profession?

26 Feb 2019

Although often tasked with improving diversity and inclusion, HR is still often seen as a “white female” career. But is...

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UK no more biased against migrant workers than other EU nations

26 Feb 2019

Around 15% of people in the UK would object to having immigrants as neighbours, and most Brexiteers do not object...

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Police forces should ‘positively discriminate’ to boost diversity

22 Feb 2019

Police forces should be allowed to positively discriminate in favour of those from minority ethnic backgrounds in order to become...

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Bank of England sees BAME resignation rate soar

19 Feb 2019

The Bank of England is seeing a disproportionate number of ethnic minority staff leave the organisation, with it admitting that...

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Steep decline in race discrimination tribunal awards

4 Feb 2019

The average compensation awarded in workplace race discrimination cases fell by 14% over the past year, but the number of...

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Academics from ethnic minorities experience 26% pay gap

7 Dec 2018

Russell Group universities pay academics from ethnic minorities significantly less than white colleagues

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Facebook has a ‘black people problem’ says former employee

28 Nov 2018

A former Facebook employee has accused the company of having a “black people problem” and suggested raising issues with HR...

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The Virgin Money team receives its Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Virgin Money strikes right balance for Diversity & Inclusion (Private Sector) Award win

21 Nov 2018

With its sixth Personnel Today Awards win in seven years, Virgin Money again wowed the judges; this time with its...

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Tech firms lag behind FTSE 100 on executive diversity

16 Nov 2018

The UK’s technology sector is far behind the FTSE 100 when it comes to diversity among board members a new...

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Ethnicity pay gap reporting: What employers need to know

26 Oct 2018

Earlier this month the government published a consultation into whether organisations should be required to report on the pay differentials...

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