Sandra Kerr's blog

Who needs ethnicity facts and figures?

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director applauds the government on the publication of the new website today profiling ethnicity facts and figures but calls for employers of all sizes and stakeholders to collectively take action to progress true equality. 


Today (10th October 2017), the Government has published its new Ethnicity Facts and Figures data website, which includes the Race Disparity Audit examining the opportunity gaps facing Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in the UK today. The website also features some ‘killer stats’ on these issues and four key themes: employment, education, housing and health.

I am absolutely delighted to see this website finally go live. It is a bold step for the Government, but being transparent ab