Ethnic diversity

We all need to tackle racist bullying at work

We all want to feel valued at work. But not everyone is treated the same, and unfortunately it is becoming all too common for black, Asian and mixed-race employees to suffer bullying and harassment in...

Workers doubt equality at work is achievable

Over half (51%) of workers do not think people from all backgrounds will ever have equal opportunity to succeed within their organisation.

Racial equity: What to do when you fear saying the wrong thing

You want to support your black colleagues and build a more just, equitable workplace. But you’re concerned that an inappropriate word will upset or alienate your black colleagues, expose you and your...

Black grads need backing, not just recruitment

Employers cannot encourage racial equality merely by hiring young black people and hoping for the best.

Succeeding as a black woman in business

I was born and raised in Nigeria where I lived and went to school. I am the second of five children and was born into a very professional and entrepreneurial family.

The Body Shop to recruit on first-come first-serve basis

The Body Shop is launching a new policy for recruiting candidates offering roles on a first-come first-served basis, regardless of background, and without any interview or CV required.

Cancel culture is putting dialogue in crisis

There is a crisis in dialogue at the moment, which has seeped from wider society into companies and organisations.

Poor strategy crippling D&I efforts

Over half (51%) of SMEs don’t have a process for setting diversity hiring goals, according to a new report.

How to get Black History Month right

This Black History Month is particularly special because it is a year since the murder of George Floyd and we are in the middle of a period when employees and their families are adjusting to the...

Rethinking workplace diversity

Diversity is difference. Both visible and invisible; subjective and selective; socially constructed yet based on real experience. It has the power to engender both feelings of inclusion and of...

HR profession still lacking diversity

Data compiled by the CIPD shows that the HR profession still has a long way to go to improve diversity and lags behind the general workforce in this area.

How do you achieve racial equity at work? Call out racism

Racial equity remains a challenge as organisations grapple with the complications of inclusivity.