Ethnic diversity

Outlook inequality is holding back young talent

Businesses need young, diverse talent, but many struggle to find them. Not because young people don’t want the roles on offer, but because many discount themselves from opportunities before they’ve...

Supply chains are the missing link in D&I

Are organisations doing enough to promote diversity and inclusion on their supply chains? In short, no.

Is June Sarpong's BBC salary too much for a three-day week?

June Sarpong's salary as diversity champion for the BBC has been brought into question.

Employee-led groups have an important role to play post-COVID

Diverse groups across organisations have faced a number of different challenges and circumstances during the pandemic; from adapting to working from home with a disability; women taking on more...

Businesses reduce use of BAME over racism concerns

Reports highlighting racism in UK business are leading companies to distance themselves from the widely used BAME acronym.

Talent acquisition and CSR must break silos to help diversity

Most businesses recognise the value - whether moral, monetary or reputational - of both diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and corporate, social and governance (CSR) efforts.

D&I clinic: What do I do about employees who deny their own privilege?

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi tackles the question of employees who deny their own privilege.

John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Dixons Carphone launch retail diversity initiative

Big UK retailers have founded Diversity in Retail (DiR) to drive equality across the consumer goods sector.

HR needs to think about equity, not equality

“If we focus on Black people, how is that fair to everyone else?” - A common concern expressed by both leadership and HR teams who are still grappling with the ‘what’ and the ‘how’.

Equality, diversity & inclusion lessons from the 2021 IES annual conference

HR magazine attended the Institute for Employment Studies’ annual conference this week (Thurs 10 June), which this year focussed on equality, diversity and inclusion.

Why most corporate diversity strategies fail and how to ensure yours doesn't

In 2021, it’s saddening to think FTSE 100 companies are still home to fewer than ten female CEOs, and to no black leaders at all.

‘If you’re from an ethnic background, you are told to work twice as hard’, new equity report finds discrimination still rife in UK workforce

There remain fundamental issues of racism in the UK workforce, with Black employees worse off than those from a White, Asian or mixed ethnic background.