BP fuels diversity and inclusion drive

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BP UK is to launch a diversity and inclusion (D&I) plan‎ aimed at boosting the representation of minority groups within the company, including at senior levels. It also says it will report its ethnicity pay gap by 2022. The plan also reflects what the company feels is its “obligation to improve society”. Currently, the new policy is being worked on, … Read More

‘This is a crucial moment for young black people’

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As a 10-year-old in the 1970s, Tracey Gore recalls coming out of a shop in Lodge Lane in Toxteth, Liverpool and having racist abuse directed at her. It came from the mouth of a police officer as he walked past. She says these experiences were typical of the treatment meted out to young black people at that time. Now some … 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