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John Bercow to give first Diversity UK lecture

Diversity UK is pleased to announce that we will be celebrating our 4th birthday with an inaugural lecture to be given by The Speaker of the House of Commons, The Right Hon. John Bercow, on 23rd November 2016. The Diversity UK lecture, in association with the Ethnic Minority Foundation, will highlight recent progress made by the home of… Read More »

MSDUK Awards 2016

The MSDUK Awards 2016 were announced, by actress & author Meera Syal, on Thursday 22nd September 2016 at The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London. Among the winners were Shahid Sheikh OBE, Managing Director of Clifton Packaging, specialists in the manufacture of packaging, packaging machinery and contract packing in the food sector, who won the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’… Read More »

MSDUK celebrates its 10th anniversary

MSDUK celebrated its tenth anniversary in business with a reception at the iconic Cutty Sark, London on 21st September 2016. Hosted by Denise Nurse, entrepreneur, lawyer and television presenter, the event was an evening of fun, music and food from around the world. The 200 guests included MDSUK corporate partners, including sponsors Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and outstanding entrepreneurs from… Read More »

Met Police discrimination complainants victimised

Ethnic minority, gay and female police officers and staff in the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), who raise complaints of discrimination expect to be victimised and fear reprisals such as being denied promotion, a major investigation report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission will say today (8th September 2016). The new report calls for changes to the law… Read More »

Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Cabinet

Following Theresa May’s appointment as Prime Minister, the Queen has been pleased to approve the following ministerial appointments (see below). Theresa May’s new cabinet features more women than ever before with Amber Rudd becoming Home Secretary; Liz Truss the first female Lord Chancellor and Secretary for Justice; state school educated Justine Greening as Secretary of State for Education… Read More »

The Ethnicity Gap in UK Boardrooms

Research out today on the views of ethnic minority senior executives and board leaders on workplace barriers reveals bias is part of the cultural norm. The survey from Harvey Nash’s Engage network, representing leaders from all ethnic backgrounds, shows seven out of ten (71%) experienced ethnic discrimination in their career that has meant they have had to work… Read More »

3 New Board Members of the Horniman Museum

Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has appointed Caroline Cole, Surojit Ghosh and Nico Iacuzzi as Board Members of the Horniman Museum and Gardens for terms of four years each, commencing on 7 July 2016. Caroline Cole Caroline read architecture at New Hall, Cambridge and has worked both as a design consultant, and as a client commissioning design professionals, within… Read More »