Asian and minority ethnic

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    'Minority groups are still underrepresented in health and safety'

    Funmi Adegbola is founder of the Society of Women in Safety Health and Environment-Africa (SOWSHE-A) which gives support to female professionals in safety, health and environment (SHE) through mentorship and training. Safety Management catches up with Funmi to discuss diversity in health and safety.

    By Funmi Adegbola, founder of the Society of Women in Safety Health and Environment-Africa on 15 October 2021

    Sandra Kerr

    Why employers should take action on race equality at work

    In any given workplace, there’s a moment where a person can feel afraid to speak up. That moment of indecision is heightened for an employee who is Black, Asian, Mixed Race or of another ethnically diverse background. This can be challenging for allies too.

    By Sandra Kerr CBE, Business in the Community (BITC) on 04 October 2021

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    Improving racial diversity in the workplace – a UK perspective

    Employers and various governments have known for some time that the UK needs to improve when it comes to having a more diverse workforce.

    By Paul McFarlane, Capsticks Solicitors LLP on 01 October 2021

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    ‘We have to fight for a better world’

    Gloria Mills is president of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) women’s committee.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 01 October 2021

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    Footballers call time on social media racist abuse

    Social media companies must tackle online racist abuse before it’s too late, former footballer Anton Ferdinand told a Committee of MPs.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 21 September 2021

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    Ethnicity must be treated as risk factor in Covid-19, say doctors

    Measures to tackle health inequalities among Black and South Asian ethnic groups fail to address the scale of the issue, two doctors commenting on government plans have said, adding that ethnicity must be factored into policy decision making.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 23 October 2020