According to London based recruiter, Green Park. Britain’s “widening diversity deficit” is threatening Britain’s competitiveness and putting UK companies at a disadvantage when doing business on a global scale.
READ REPORT: Sir John Parker Review on UK Boards
In the Forward of the CIPD 2017 Report on Addressing the barriers to BAME employee career progression to the top, Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE, wrote “Every person should be able to fulfil their potential at work, regardless of their background, identity or circumstance. But we know that isn’t the case currently. Black and minority ethnic (BME) individuals in the UK are both less likely to get in and get on in the workplace compared with their white counterparts. As well as the undeniable moral case for taking action, nurturing all of the talent available to us is central to building a globally competitive economy and world leading businesses. An estimated £24 billion a year could be added to our GDP were we to ensure full representation of BME individuals across the labour market“
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