Ethnic diversity

Workers need wellbeing that speaks their language

International and expatriate staff benefit massively from wellbeing support offered in their language.

EHRC Race Legal Support Fund: What employers need to know

In November 2021 the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launched a new legal fund to tackle race discrimination. How is being used?

Is chief diversity officer a ceiling for black employees?

Black employees in the UK could be in danger of being pigeon-holed into diversity roles instead of taking on other C-suite positions.

Should we be using video CVs?

Video CVs have been celebrated as a more accessible, faster, cheaper and less-discriminatory alternative to the traditional written format – but do they measure up?

How employers can get involved with social mobility

We believe social mobility must be driven by equitable access to good work; at the very least, this means work that is fairly rewarded and gives people the means to securely make a living.

Embrace emotion for inclusion success, say experts

HR should embrace emotion at the core of its D&I strategy and drop a sterile attitude towards data gathering, according to the authors of a new report.

Inclusive Britain: what the Sewell report on race means for employers

The report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, released by Tony Sewell last March, was controversial and disappointing to many. On 17 March, the government's equalities minister, Kemi...

FTSE 100 disappoints on Parker Review diversity goal

Eleven FTSE 100 companies have failed to meet the Parker Review’s goal to have at least one director from a minority ethnic background by December 2021.

Ukraine crisis: how HR can help refugees

More than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine following the Russian invasion, according to the UN. With a large group of British businesses, including M&S, Asos and Lush now pledging to hire...

Building decent work for ethnic minorities, part two

Using a collaborative and strengths-based approach to development can help iron out ethnic inequalities, reduce in-work poverty and improve opportunities for all for finding decent work, find Tony...

Building decent work for ethnic minorities, part one

Using a collaborative and strengths-based approach to development can help iron out ethnic inequalities, reduce in-work poverty and improve opportunities for all for finding decent work, find Tony...

What the Ukraine conflict tells us about race

A war instigated by a super power invading another sovereign country resulting in death, misery and civilians becoming refugees seeking an escape is a blight on us all.