News for Diversity and Equality Industry

PhD places less likely to be given to black applicants
Date created: 26/11/2020

Data obtained recently from BBC Newsnight found that black, Asian, and ethnic minority groups were less likely to be offered places to study for their PhD’s than white applicants... read more

Finally, after 200 years, Mary Wollstonecraft honoured with a statue
Date created: 16/11/2020

Mary Wollstonecraft, recognised mother of feminism has finally been commemorated by a sculpture by Maggi Hambling in North London. .. read more

Diversity code launched by FA to increase BAME and female representation
Date created: 04/11/2020

It is now a requirement for football clubs to meet a recruitment diversity target of 15% in all new executive jobs. Additionally, they must meet the 25% target in coaching roles under a code which has been set out by the Football Association... read more

Groping secretary and telling racist jokes – senior solicitor tribunal
Date created: 27/10/2020

A tribunal has found a senior solicitor guilty of racist jokes and sexual harassment as he ran through the offices pretending to be a Ku Klux Klan member. .. read more

Britain’s first black army officer – family say still a ‘long way to go’
Date created: 19/10/2020

A black post-box featuring an image of Second Lieutenant Walter Tull was recently unveiled to mark Black History month in Britain. .. read more

Reinstated and awarded £30k – Oxford Professor who was ousted
Date created: 15/10/2020

After being forced to leave his position at Oxford University because of his age, a Professor has been reinstated and awarded nearly £30,000 in compensation... read more

Stop and search remarks – Bill Pipes, Dorset councillor removed
Date created: 14/10/2020

Councillor Bill Pipes was removed from the Dorset Police and Crime Panel after he made several remarks targeting stop and search operations... read more

Security guard wins discrimination case when manager repeatedly calls her ‘honey’
Date created: 02/10/2020

An employment tribunal awarded £10,000 to a security guard who had her hours reduced, was denied the ability to take her holiday and was repeatedly called ‘honey’ by her manager... read more

Sex education – Christian worker sacked because of her opinion
Date created: 01/10/2020

A Christian school assistant has been fired because of her views about sex education. She is taking her former employer to tribunal, seeking £56K in damages... read more

After finding homophobic note in locker, worker from Wilko’s quits her job
Date created: 22/09/2020

After finding a homophobic note shoved into her locker Pamela Clinton quit her job at Wilko’s because she was not happy with the way her complaint was handled... read more