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Largest workplace survey to tackle racial bias

Only one in 16 top management positions are held by people from ethnic minority background the charity said
A BUSINESS charity has launched the largest workplace survey of its kind in a bid to tackle racial bias in the UK.   Business in the Community wants to hear from 10,000 ethnic minority and white employees to understand their experiences of race at work in Britain.   The survey, launched on Monday (27), seeks to understand discrimination wi...




Double time for Black Country drug trafficker

A DRUG dealer was jailed for a total of 17 years following two separate investigations into supplying heroin and money laundering offences. Popinder Singh Kandola, 54, from Walsall, was jailed for 10 years in January at Birmingham Crown Court More News »

Former Indian president Abdul Kalam has died

Former Indian president Abdul Kalam passed away today after he was admitted to a hospital following a sudden illness. Kalam, 84, was rushed to Bethany hospital in Nongrim Hills after he became ill at a lecture in the Indian Inst More News »

Oliver Letwin on India visit

Britain's minister in charge of the Cabinet Office arrived in India on Monday in the first official visit to the country by a British government leader since the May general election won by prime minister David Cameron. Oliver Letwin, who More News »

Minorities 'worse off' in Tory government budget

MILLIONS of people from ethnic minority communities are at risk of becoming poorer at a faster rate than white people in the Conservative government's budget, a report has found. The study by race equality think tank Runnymede Trust found More News »
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Travel

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Technology

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