Diversity & inclusion - why does it matter?

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DM Weekly Digest 18/06/21

Black Met police chief wins her job back after tribunal says sacking was unfair

 

A black police chief dismissed from the Metropolitan police has won her job back after a tribunal said her sacking was unfair.

 

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Tributes paid to 'force of nature' equality campaigner Leeze Lawrence after sudden death

 

Ms Lawrence was a key member of the LGBT group Out for Independence, acting as the group’s Convener. She was an equality advocate and actively campaigned for the equal rights of minorities, particularly the transgender community.

 

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Wycombe Wanderers publishes new Equality, Diversity & Inclusion statement

 

The club has issued a new Equality, Diversity & Inclusion statement, as part of its ongoing programme of improving and strengthening relationships with the community in which it operates.

 

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Diversity and inclusion in clinical trials

 

The inclusion of diverse patient populations in clinical trials is nothing new but the topic has risen to the surface in the last year and is now prevalent in high profile conferences and industry exchange.

 

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Diversity in the digital workforce can help in war for talent, says expert

 

Manufacturers that concentrate their efforts on cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce will be best placed to combat the digital skills challenge they face, an expert has said.

 

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Number of EU citizens seeking work in UK falls 36% since Brexit, study shows

 

In a report that suggests tougher post-Brexit immigration rules are having a distinct impact above and beyond the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, the sharp decline in interest among EU jobseekers was not replicated in other countries.

 

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Barbican staff say it is ‘institutionally racist’ despite action plan


 
The Barbican has been described as “institutionally racist” by its own staff, who have compiled dozens of alleged incidents that they say show the cultural organisation has failed to live up to anti-racism commitments it made a year ago.

 

 

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