BAME people hold just 4.6% of the UK’s most powerful roles, data shows

BAME People

Just 51 of the top 1,097 workplace roles in the UK are held by black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people, data shared exclusively with Sky News shows. That amounts to just 4.6%, despite the fact that BAME groups make up 14% of the population. The figures also show that ethnic minority women are particularly poorly represented, taking up only … Read More

‘Persistent racism’ still mars job prospects for BAME Britons

Study of census data from 1970s to 2000s shows ethnic minorities are far less socially mobile than white counterparts The employment prospects of people from black and other ethnic minority groups have lagged behind white people in England and Wales since the 1970s because of “persistent racism”, according to a major new study. Researchers compared occupations between the last two … Read More