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News for Diversity and Equality Industry

Luton Town player racially abused, boy arrested
Date created: 06/08/2020

After targeting a Luton Town player via Instagram, a 15-year old boy has been arrested for racial abuse... read more

Number of black directors to double - says HSBC
Date created: 30/07/2020

The CEO of HSBC has admitted that they have failed to collect ethnicity data, and this has led to mistrust among black employees... read more

Racial stereotype comments lead to Southampton lecturer being sacked
Date created: 27/07/2020

A tribunal heard that an engineering university lecturer was sacked after he racially stereotyped some black students... read more

Editor of British Vogue racially profiled at workplace
Date created: 21/07/2020

One of the few black editors in the UK publishing industry, Edward Enninful of British Vogue commented that we ‘cannot let the world return to how it was.’.. read more

Agency worker appeal – Royal mail loses their appeal
Date created: 17/07/2020

Royal Mail Group and Angard Staffing Solutions have lost their appeal against workers who believe that they are agency workers and entitled to the same benefits as Royal Mail employees... read more

Constructive dismissal claim won by lecturer called ‘mad as a box of frogs.’
Date created: 14/07/2020

After BPP University in London failed to reduce her workload, a former lecturer has won a claim at the employment tribunal because of constructive unfair dismissal... read more

Sex discrimination case – whistle-blower awarded £75 pay-out
Date created: 14/07/2020

A female City executive has been awarded a £75,000 pay-out after an employment tribunal heard that she had blown the whistle on financial malpractice. The claimant said that she had been subjected to sex discrimination... read more

Lack of diversity – John Lewis criticised over top ranks
Date created: 26/06/2020

In a recently released report the retailer John Lewis confirmed that only six of their UK-based managers are people of colour. .. read more

Black trainee vicar told he ‘may feel uncomfortable’ in a mostly white parish
Date created: 25/06/2020

A black trainee vicar was rejected after he applied for the role of curate in a church in the South of England. .. read more

Ministers’ failure to help workers – Uber drivers in court
Date created: 15/06/2020

The High Court has recently heard a case bought by two Uber drivers and the IWGB (Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain) over the failure during the coronavirus to protect low paid gig workers... read more