Performance Mentoring

Race for Opportunity research1 shows that employees, from every ethnic group, at every level and in every profession say that they are working in poor, uninspiring and unsatisfactory managerial relationships.   Employees can also feel that their discretionary effort is going unrecognised, their capability to do more and be more, achieving personal ambitions as well as organisational targets is being frustrated.

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. Published: February 2010

We have produced a series of sector factsheets. These factsheets, covering Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Media, Retail, Legal and Business, Finance Administration and Mathematics (BFAM), are packed with information and statistics, highlighting trends specific to each of the sectors. 

There were 5.4 million people of working-age in London during the period April 2013 to March 2014.White people made up 62% of the working-age population and black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people the remaining 38%. Figure 1. shows the proportional representation of each ethnic group as well as their actual number.

UK Labour Market Status by Ethnicity (July - Sept 2014) Figure 1: Employment Rates for all Aged 16 - 64