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Race Equality in Focus - Responsible Business in Action

by sandra kerr 23 May 2019 - 8:00am

Responsible employers are inclusive employers. Tackling any race disparities in the workplace will provide a potential economic boost to the UK of £24bn annually1.

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Intersectionality may be a buzzword for some, but gender equality must provide a voice to all women

by Kaammini Chanrai 13 March 2019 - 3:28pm

Kaammini Chanrai, Gender Research and Policy Manager at Business in the Community, on why 'white, middle-class...

The Race at Work Charter: Practical help to tackle racial barriers in the workplace

by sandra kerr 26 October 2018 - 3:49pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director at Business in the Community, explains why the new Race at Work Charter is an important step towards improving outcomes for...

Six Cambridge colleges admit less than 10 black students in five years – Business in the Community says more needs to be done

by Annie Gosling 4 June 2018 - 12:01pm

New data published today (04 June 2018) shows that six Cambridge colleges admitted less than 10 black students in the last five years, whilst some admitted none at all in some years. The...

International Day for the Elimination of Discrimination

by sandra kerr 20 March 2018 - 10:44am

Sandra Kerr OBE,  Race Equality Director, Business in the Community draws our attention to how unconscious bias affects the workplace and how the...

Who needs ethnicity facts and figures?

by sandra kerr 9 October 2017 - 2:33pm

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...

Increase team diversity to reduce group think

by sandra kerr 11 September 2017 - 2:20pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, welcomes the recommendation from the Lammy Review that teams administering...

Diverse recruitment isn’t just an in-house matter

by sandra kerr 25 August 2017 - 12:56pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director explains why an organisations recruitment process should include unconscious bias training, both for...

The importance of diversity networks

by sandra kerr 2 August 2017 - 3:23pm

This week Bloomberg reported that the US arm of Deloitte is planning to replace its women’s...

Apprenticeships for all

by sandra kerr 17 July 2017 - 2:32pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director, welcomes the recommendation from the House of Commons All Party Parliamentary Group on...

Diversity Benchmark brings clarity to disparities

by Thomas Colquhoun-Alberts 1 June 2017 - 10:14am

Thomas Colquhoun-Alberts, Business in the Community Diversity Benchmark and Knowledge Manager examines the disparities between the employment rate of BAME and White...

How entering the Best 100 Employers for Race will help create lasting change

by sandra kerr 15 May 2017 - 11:00am

Sandra Kerr OBE, writes of workplace racism and the how entering the Best 100 Employers for Race list will help to action lasting change. 

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How to take action on the bullying and harassment prevalent in UK workplaces

by sandra kerr 27 March 2017 - 3:56pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director, writes of her concern over the...

Why am I so excited about the Best 100 Employers for Race listing?

by sandra kerr 14 March 2017 - 11:01am

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director, speaks of her excitement around launch...

Diverse Women. Strong Ambition. So why slow progress?

by sandra kerr 8 March 2017 - 7:10am

What can be done to ensure race equality is embedded into a business strategy asks Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director. 

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Diversity Objectives - Surely valuing diversity and promoting inclusion is everyone’s business?

by sandra kerr 1 March 2017 - 2:27pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director on why diversity and inclusion is everyone's responsibility

 

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Share your story and empower the next generation

by sandra kerr 2 February 2017 - 1:42pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, speaks of her commitment to progressing BAME people in the workplace and the need for role models, both in the workplace and in schools. ...

Action against racism - the time is now.

by sandra kerr 1 February 2017 - 2:29pm

Sandra Kerr OBE, Business in the Community Race Equality Director shares key points from the All Parliamentary Group, held yesterday to launch the Race at Work:...

Why marking Holocaust Memorial Day is important for business and employees

by Olivier Marks-Woldman 5 January 2017 - 10:55am

Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive for the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, on why marking Holocaust Memorial Day is important for businesses and their employees....

Race at Work One Year On - A New Report 'Equality, Diversity And Racism In The Workplace'

by sandra kerr 10 November 2016 - 10:23am

Blog by Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community

One year ago today we published our...

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