New appointments to tackle NHS race equality

NHS England is pleased to announce two senior appointments to ensure employees from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in all NHS workplaces. Following a competitive selection process, Yvonne Coghill OBE has been appointed as Director, Workforce Race Equality Standard Implementation, and Roger Kline has been appointed as… Read More »

Demos Hub: Ethnic Attitudes & Identities in Britain

Demos launched the Ethnic Attitudes and Identities chapter of the Demos Integration Hub on Tuesday 14 July 2015 – bringing together the leading research into the changing attitudes and identities of Britain’s increasingly diverse population, for the first time. This chapter builds a much more complete picture of the ways in which the UK’s ethnic and cultural make-up… Read More »

Inspire supports the Board Apprentice scheme

The Harvey Nash Inspire network, which has been connecting senior businesswomen to improve representation at Board level, is supporting the rollout of Board Apprentice worldwide. Created by fellow Inspire member Charlotte Valeur, Board Apprentice aims to increase the number and diversity of Board ready candidates. Through a 12-month placement shadowing the boardroom activities, individuals are able to gain… Read More »

Whitehall must improve workforce diversity

Whitehall Must Improve Workforce Diversity, tha National Audit Office (NAO) said today (25th June 2015) on publication of its latest report on equality, diversity, and inclusion in the civil service. Today’s report by the spending watchdog also concludes that the Cabinet Office is not using the data it holds on staff demographics and perceptions to manage workforce changes… Read More »

Hidden ‘scandal’ of LGBT hate crime exposed

Fear of how they will be treated is leading to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGB and T) not reporting hate crimes. As a result perpetrators are evading justice, a new report published yesterday reveals. Evidence nationally suggests around 35,000 cases of hate crime committed against people because of their sexual orientation go unreported every… Read More »

The Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2015 launched

On June 17 2015, the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech list, in association with KPMG, NewAsianPost and Wayra, was announced by Diversity UK at a networking event held in London. The list focused on those at Executive Levels within established companies and Founders in startups, with the shortlist process being carried out by a panel of… Read More »