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DWP EXTENDS MENTORING BEYOND BAME JOBSEEKERS

A successful pilot mentoring initiative for the black and minority ethnic (BAME) community is to be rolled out nationwide and extended to non-BAME youth claimants who might also benefit. The UK’s Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘mentoring circles’ will be rolled out from next month (April) across the Jobcentre Plus network. Last year around 500 […]

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LINKLATERS INITIATIVE TO BOOST TALENTED BAME STAFF

Linklaters is piloting a talent development programme to support BAME staff in progressing their careers and to help the law firm understand and overcome any barriers to advancement. The nine-month programme will use behavioural sciences to increase engagement and empowerment through a series of workshops, coaching sessions and online resources. As part of Linklaters’ Diversity & […]

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EMPLOYERS MUST WORK HARDER TO EMBED DIVERSITY

Industry commentators warn that the UK Government’s measures to boost Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employees’ career progression are set to fail unless employers choose to play ball, changing how they develop such staff, for example. The government’s moves include obliging employers to disclose their race pay gap statistics, the Race at Work Charter […]

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