BAME workers over a third more likely to be in insecure work, finds TUC

Black, Asian and minority ethnic workers are over a third more likely than white workers to be stuck in temporary or zero-hours work, according to a new TUC report released today (Friday). The study found that 1 in 13 BAME employees are in insecure jobs, compared to 1 in 20 white employees. There are over … Read more

Prime Minister orders government audit to tackle racial disparities in public service outcomes

Theresa May launches an audit of public services to reveal racial disparities and to help end the injustices that many people experience. audit to shine a light on how our public services treat people from different backgrounds public will be able to check how their race affects how they are treated on key issues such … Read more

BAME workers a third more likely to be underemployed, finds TUC report

Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers are a third more likely to be underemployed than white workers, according to a new TUC report published today (Monday). The research shows that if BAME workers faced the same rate as white workers, over 110,000 would be lifted out of underemployment. According to the latest ONS figures … Read more

Tailored health campaigns could help ethnic groups spot cancer symptoms earlier

Developing campaigns that are relevant to different cultures is vital to make sure more people from all ethnic groups across England get cancer symptoms checked out early, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer. This is the largest study looking at ethnic differences in public awareness of cancer symptoms and barriers to seeking … Read more

Review launched to help BME workers progress in their careers

A consultation aimed at black and minority ethnic people has been launched to help understand the obstacles they face in the labour market. evidence shows people from BME backgrounds less likely to progress in the workplace than white counterparts investigation into why and how this can be changed government seeking evidence on economic and personal impact The … Read more