Only Affirmative Action can tackle scandal of disproportionate Black unemployment

Posted on March 30, 2015

Black Britain has always been in recession ever since the 1970s. Even in the boom years of the mid-2000's African and Caribbean unemployment was higher than White unemployment is now. The difference is that while White people are mired in an economic slump, the working age Black population are stuck in a Great Depression. (more…)

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Promise to end BAME pay gap is off the political agenda

Posted on October 5, 2013

It's ten years since prime minister Tony Blair promised to eradicate the 'ethnic penalty' of the pay-gap between BAME and white workers. As we reach this deadline today's government is silent on the issue. (more…)

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More to rise in black university applicants than meets the eye

Posted on July 24, 2013

The number of black university students has increased, according to UCAS figures published yesterday. (more…)

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Race Bias Within UK Labour Market

A shocking new report confirms that discrimination within the UK labour market, particularly in the best paid professions remains a major problem. (more…)

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Black jobseekers change names when applying for jobs

Black jobseekers are Anglicising their names in order to get interviews during the recession, according to a new report. (more…)

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Jobs fair? Evidently not

The Observer report about the Department for Work (DWP) and Pensions investigation into discrimination in recruitment has reinforced the view that not enough attention is being paid to the differentials in employment and pay, based on ethnicity. (more…)

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Gap between black and white jobless widens

New unemployment figures reveal a larger than average rise in the numbers of Black jobless, according to the governments’ chief employment race advisor. (more…)

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“Recession could lose a generation of Black talent”

One of the country’s most senior Black civil servants has warned that Britain’s ability to compete with our economic rivals will be seriously hampered if a generation of Black youth fall victim to the recession. (more…)

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