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How Charities Recruit Trustees

According to research led by CASS business school, supported by The Charity Commission, The Department of Culture Media and Sport and several prominent voluntary sector organisations, there are approximately 700,000 trustees overseeing the work of 167,000 charities registered in England and Wales. With significant scrutiny on how charities organise their affairs, the way trustees are recruited is an increasingly important

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BBC say 50% of leadership roles to be held by women by 2020

As part of Ofcom’s 2017 charter, the UK media regular has raised their standards on various dealings affecting media output. This involves the high prioritisation of staffing and performance. Following feedback from the public Ofcom have encouraged Broadcasters such as BBC to look into addressing employment of under-represented groups across board. For the BBC this has been hard-hitting primarily in

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105 great Black Britons from 145 AD till present

To celebrate Black History month here is a list of famous individuals with remarkable and sometime unbelievably educating lives. The list of 100 people is a mixture of royals, saints, politicians, musicians, sportsmen, entrepreneurs and all things praiseworthy. (List of names appears in alphabetical order of last names) Diane Abbott, first black woman MP Ira Aldridge, 19th century actor, Theatre Company Duonne

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Six BAME women listed as most powerful people out of 1,000 in the UK

The UK’s most powerful people encapsulates hardworking individuals from various backgrounds with diverse leadership qualities and skills. Found in this category are Black and Minority Ethnic people who are rounded up to Thirty-six. These thirty-six influential and impactful individuals have gained successes in British politics, fashion, business sports and many more fields, including Sajid Javid, Edward Enninful and also Baroness

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Is there a negative impact of colour-blindness approach on organisations and individual employees?

Deloitte’s recent decision to omit its Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) has sparked a new flavour of conversation in the world of diversity. ERG’s essentially was a three-fold dynamic which endeavoured to leave out white men with somewhat hopes of increasing diversity at the workplace. However, Deloitte’s reasons for clamping down on such a regime was because of their belief in

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Tove Okunniwa’s wealth of experience wins her the London Sport’s new Chief Executive role

From 18th September 2017 the former chief executive of Havas Sport & Entertainment, Tove Okunniwa, will take up her post as the chief executive of London Sport. Tove comes into her role with an array of expertise in sport, as well as commercial and marketing consultations. Prior to her recent offer she was the Managing Director of WPP agency, during

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UK television’s representation of diversity

The recent Ofcom report published looked into ‘Diversity and equal opportunities in television’. Part of this report highlighted that broadcasters need to widen the range of talent working on and off screen. This included the difficulties of minority groups getting into television. The study at large focuses in on five main British broadcasters: the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Sky and

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Football Firsts: An Evening Celebrating Black Footballer’s Achievements

Along with the many great events that take place in the month of October commemorating Black History Month lies another great event coming up on Friday 13th October 2017. This event is dynamic in and of itself as the Paul Canoville Foundation in association with Street Cred Productions will be honouring and celebrating Black Footballers. The evening has been set

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Do we need diversity or simply inclusion in the technology sector? Or do we need both?

A former Software Engineer at Google criticised the company’s efforts in attempting to diversify and improve its gender imbalance to biological differences between men and women. Much similarly found at Intel following, their diversity report release. This report projected their 2020 diversity goals. Unsurprisingly, the projection still showed that by 2020 the companies diversity growth would have improved mildly –

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Third Annual Rawls Diversity Symposium

The third annual Rawls Diversity Symposium took place this year, in early September at the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business in Texas. The symposium takes place each year, seeking to encourage diversity within typically uniformed occupational sectors. The purpose of symposium was set to provide perspectives from those in academia and in the workforce. The topic in discussion was

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