Ethnic diversity in business
While progress has been made in recent years, ethnic diversity - in walks of life - still lags. Baroness McGregor-Smith’s review into race in the workplace and Sir John Parker’s review into ethnic diversity on boards highlight just some of the challenges. For example:
Our members met with both Baroness McGregor-Smith and Sir John Parker to share their experiences and put forward practical solutions. We believe that jobs transform lives and so we are committed to ensuring that everyone, regardless of their background, has the opportunity to succeed. Employers and recruiters have a special responsibility to create inclusive workplaces and to ensure good recruitment practices.