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Ten big-name firms to publish parental leave policies on-line

Ten big-name businesses have agreed to publish parental leave and pay policies online.

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Organisations touted as 'top employers' for women, pay them less than men

Almost half of companies listed as best places to work as a woman report gender pay gap greater than national average and two thirds of councils have a significant gender pay gap.

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How Inclusive is your Local Authority?

A revealing study into workforce diversity in London Local Authorities has been published by InclusionQuery.

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Unjustified and unacceptable - The BBC's pay gap between white and BME Stars

Pay of BBC's best paid star Chris Evans in 2016 equalled that of all BME high-earners put together

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Black and Asian workers more likely to have insecure jobs, says TUC

Employers and Policymakers urged to tackle bias and racism in the workplace!

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Firms urged to publish ethnic breakdown!

A Government backed review has called for many firms to publish a breakdown of their workforce by race and pay.

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Engineering's stark racial inequalities revealed by report

"Ethnicity is statistically correlated with an unemployment outcome!" Says the Royal Academy of Engineering

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Will Britain ever have a black Prime Minister? The answer starts in schools

Take two children born in the UK today - one black and one white. What are the chances of one of them becoming prime minister? The black child is 12 times less likely to make it, according to a BBC documentary.

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How unconscious bias is killing communities and industries with unemployment

The Government was proud to announce that unemployment during the second quarter of 2016 fell by 4.6% to 1.6 million people. Yet a closer look revealed that people of colour were not the ones stepping out of the benefits queue and into jobs. Black History Month investigates how communities of colour have been overlooked in the national bid for new jobs.

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Diversity - It's in the numbers!

Alphabet Google's recently released Diversity Report shows that progress in creating a more ethnically and gender diverse workforce is painfully slow. This article looks at the representation challenges faced within the Tech Industry by giants such as Google and Apple.

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Diversity at work: hiring 'the best person for the job' isn't enough

Unconscious bias and a tendency to hire in their own image can lead managers to bring in the wrong candidate for their team.

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The Race Relations Act 1965 - Blessing or Curse?

Fifty years ago, on 8 December 1965, race discrimination was outlawed in Britain from clubs and pubs. Fifty years on, black women are mounting a campaign against DSTRKT club for barring their entry on grounds that they are 'too fat' and 'too dark'. So nothing has changed? Plenty has, but for good or ill?

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