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15 March 2016 - 1:28pm
24,457 workers in the UK participated in Business in the Community’s Race at Work survey. Every region participated giving a unique insight into how people feel about race at work. This factsheet shares some of the regional insights drawn from the survey - evidence of leadership and, sadly, the existence of racial harassment/bullying. The insight is supported by the latest regional statistics available on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) populations in the UK. Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:58pm
There are a significant number of British BAME students who are specifically studying STEM-related subjects at UK universities - one fifth of all UK-domiciled STEM students are from a BAME background and as such, are an essential part of the UK STEM talent pipeline. . Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:52pm
Almost 8% of the Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) of the UK is generated by the retail section. 25% of ethnic minority households earned over £30,000 in 2000. Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:46pm
In the UK advertising employs around 26,500 people and contributes £1.4 billion to the UK economy each year. Nearly 70% of the industry’s workforce are based in London yet 94% of the advertising workforce is white". Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:41pm
Ten years ago the percentage of practising certificate holders drawn from ethnic minority groups was 4.9%, - it is now 10%. Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:32pm
2008 figures suggest that less than 6% of partners in accountancy firms are from an ethnic minority background, and this figure falls to 3% in the big four. Read more

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