Diversity & racism failures: 'I heard the N-word in a Board meeting'

Diversity & racism failures: 'I heard the N-word in a Board meeting'

With news that six in ten Boardrooms still don’t have an ethnic minority presence, revelations about treatment and racism at the top of the British workplace might not shock as much as they should.

These poor stats come despite the fact that Sir John Parker’s government-backed review into diversity on Boards concluded that the biggest firms should have at least one non-white Director by 2021.

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Comments (1)

  • James Rees
    James Rees
    Tue, 3 Oct 2017 8:34am BST
    This is the tip of the iceberg in terms of behaviour that exists within many companies but whether it is as obvious as these examples is another matter. What we do know is that this is unacceptable however what shareholders need to grasp is that it also seriously impacts business performance, which means they have an economic reason to support change.

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