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Ethnic diversity in practice – how to bridge the gap

Article for the Chartered Management Institute, by Paulette Mastin The economic and moral case for ethnic diversity in the workplace is well-rehearsed. McKinsey’s 2018 research on diversity in the workplace revealed that companies with the most ethnically diverse executive teams are 33% more likely to outperform their peers on profitability. This is a compelling business…

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ACCA Panel Member Recruitment

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) are recruiting for the following roles: Chair Lay panel members Accountant panel member, including accountants with audit expertise Regulatory Assessor (auditor) Successful applicants will join ACCA’s panel of regulatory and disciplinary committee members, and will serve on committees making independent decisions in the public interest. What does being…

201902.09
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Black Solicitors Network’s response to the Government’s Ethnicity Pay Reporting consultation: January 2019

“BSN welcomes the introduction of ethnicity pay reporting. Despite race discrimination legislation in the field of employment being in place for over 40 years it, broadly, remains the case that those from ethnic minority backgrounds are more likely to work in low skilled, low paid jobs. Further, within a legal services sector, whilst there has…

201812.24
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BSN’s December 2018 Newsletter

Diversity and inclusion role models, champions and leaders were honoured at the 9th Annual UK Diversity Legal Awards ceremony on Tuesday, 21 November at the prestigious Grange St Paul’s Hotel, London! This year we were delighted to showcase an incredible line-up of finalists representing a broad spectrum of diversity, including gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental…

201810.23
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Big Voice London: Model Law Commission

Big Voice London, a youth legal and social mobility charity is looking for volunteers for their upcoming Model Law Commission conference. Big Voice London seeks to engage young people from non-traditional backgrounds in law and legal policy, with the aim of improving access to the profession. For more information please visit www.bigvoicelondon.co.uk. The charity is…

201809.15
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BSN – Join us today!

The Black Solicitors Network is an award winning not-for-profit organisation of 20+ years standing, committed to achieving equality of access, retention and promotion of black solicitors.  Our membership has grown markedly over the years, but we remain keen to encourage more like-minded individuals to join our network.  Membership is open to aspiring and practising solicitors/lawyers and non-lawyers…

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Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for festival ‘Shakespeare and Race’

Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for festival ‘Shakespeare and Race’. Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the programme for‘Shakespeare and Race’, a new festival of events opening 11 August. This is the first time in the Globe’s twenty-year history that the topic will be explored in depth over a week. Curated to draw attention to and provide…