Factsheets

4 December 2015 - 1:52pm
Almost 8% of the Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) of the UK is generated by the retail section. 25% of ethnic minority households earned over £30,000 in 2000. Published: May 2010 Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:46pm
In the UK advertising employs around 26,500 people and contributes £1.4 billion to the UK economy each year. Nearly 70% of the industry’s workforce is based in London, yet 94% of the advertising workforce is white". Published: February 2010 Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:41pm
Ten years ago the percentage of practising certificate holders drawn from ethnic minority groups was 4.9%, - it is now 10%. Published: December 2009 Read more
4 December 2015 - 1:32pm
2008 figures suggest that less than 6% of partners in accountancy firms are from an ethnic minority background, and this figure falls to 3% in the big four. Published: February 2010 Read more
4 December 2015 - 8:49am
There were 5.4 million people of working-age in London during the period April 2013 to March 2014.White people made up 62% of the working-age population and black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people the remaining 38%. Figure 1. shows the proportional representation of each ethnic group as well as their actual number. Read more
3 December 2015 - 7:45am
Sometimes older workers are invisible or considered too experienced and over qualified. Find out how you can avoid these common myths. Read more
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5 September 2015 - 12:00am
Employers need an agile workforce which can respond to the changing needs of today’s 24/7 society. It is important to attract, retain and enable the most talented employees, in order to maximise levels of business performance. With fathers and partners increasingly choosing to play a significant role in bringing up their children, the efficiency (and diversity) conscious employer cannot afford to ignore the impact of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) upon the workplace. Read more
1 August 2014 - 5:00am
Fact file recording the statistics from the third quarter of 2014 (July to September). Read more
5 June 2014 - 8:07am
It is vital that employers understand that flexible working is beneficial not only to their staff, but also to their organisation as a whole, and create inclusive cultures that support - not stigmatise flexible workers. The resources signposted on this page offer support and guidance in developing a flexible / agile working strategy that works for all. Read more

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