Take our survey on racial inequality at work: HR’s role
HR magazine, March 25, 2019
HR magazine is running a reader survey to explore HR professionals' attitudes to race at work
In 2017 the McGregor-Smith Review found that BAME employees are still being held back from workplace opportunities because of attitudes towards their skin colour, resulting in a loss to the economy equivalent to 1.3% of GDP. A year later BITC’s Race at Work 2018 report found that one in four BAME employees (25%) had witnessed or experienced racial harassment or bullying from managers in the past two years.
So how can HR and D&I practitioners better tackle racism and racial inequality at work? Are some in HR among the 29% of leaders polled by the CMI who report feeling worried about discussing race for fear of using the wrong terminology? Is this part of the problem?
This reader survey aims to explore how comfortable HR professionals are with tackling issues of race at work, and the potential barriers to progress.
The results will be shared in an upcoming issue of HR magazine.
Take the survey here.