UK regional diversity

Governments ‘failed to act’ on social mobility, report claims

Government departments have failed to act on a third of key recommendations made by the Social Mobility Commission in the...

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12 Feb 2020

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Black police representation has barely increased in 11 years

27 Jan 2020

Police forces in England and Wales have succeeded in attracting more women and people from Asian backgrounds, but are failing...

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North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

21 Jan 2020

People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...

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BBC unveils plans to relocate jobs from London

15 Jan 2020

The BBC has revealed more details about plans that will see at least two-thirds of its employees based outside of...

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London tech companies failing to hire from diverse talent pool

22 Nov 2019

Recruiters for tech companies in London have been accused of hiring from a narrow pool of white workers.

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Youngest and oldest regions of UK revealed in new research

28 Oct 2019

A new analysis takes a regional view of age and could well inform companies' recruitment and location decisions in years to come.

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What will it take for diversity and inclusion to be taken seriously by boards?

27 Aug 2019

Senior executives make grand promises about improving diversity, and legislation such as gender pay gap reporting is pushing that agenda...

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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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Post-Brexit regional skills funding under threat

5 Jul 2019

Regions of the UK are at risk of losing out on £2.1 billion of funding per year, which includes subsidies...

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Address north-south jobs divide, says inequality report

30 May 2019

More than half of the UK’s future job growth will be in London and the south-east, according to a report...

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Social inequality ‘stagnant’ and could get worse

30 Apr 2019

Government departments should be “model employers” when it comes to promoting social mobility, according to a report from the Social...

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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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Hundreds of BBC staff demand full pay transparency

6 Mar 2018

Hundreds of BBC staff, including stars such as Mariella Frostrup, Victoria Derbyshire and Rev Richard Coles, have written to the...

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