Focus on leadership
We are focussing on leadership and its vital role in creating diverse and inclusive organisations.
We will examine how societal and structural racism continues to impact on BAME employee progression. We will also focus on the business case for inclusion and focus on the role of leadership in breaking down the barriers that currently exist.
The resources are designed to provide an insight into the issues that BAME employees face but will also provide some tangible solutions that can be readily employed to overcome them.
- Barriers to BAME career progression
- Unison 2019: barriers to BAME career progression
- The Business Case
- The Importance of BAME’s in leadership roles
- Leadership in the voluntary and charity sector
- So how can you become a more inclusive employer?
- Race at Work Charter Five Calls To Action
- Top tips to become a visible leader on ethnicity
- The Chartered Institute for Personnel Development Recommendations for employers
- What makes a difference?
- Case Study RBS
- Confidence and courage to progress – BWN awaiting email responses
- Section 159 Equality Act 2010
Top tips to become a visible leader on ethnicity
The role of an executive sponsor for race in an organisation is key. Despite this, the Race at Work 2018 Scorecard One Year on Report demonstrated that only 33% of employees said there was an executive sponsor for equality, diversity and fairness at the top of their organisation.
Read the 'race at work charter executive sponsor: top tips to become a visible leader on ethnicity' document to learn how to become a visible leader on ethnicity.
The importance of diversity in leadership:
June Sarpong Diversity through leadership: