• Discrimination on grounds of Asian Name

    I have read a lot about experiments by researchers where they send identical CVs with asian, afro-carribbean and English names with the result of English name Cvs receiving more interview calls / favourable response than Asians or Afro-carribbeans. As…
  • Catering For Religious Needs

    I need some advice please!

    I was working with a group of clients today a couple of whom asked in advance for a Kosher prepared lunch.

    We asked our local sandwich shop to do this but my two clients felt unable to eat the food as we couldn't evidence the process…

  • Re: Written proof of racism

    Emma, I agree with the general drift of the advice given above especially from the 2 Davids.

    Looking at it more strategically you really need to start including some questions in your selection interviews based around assessing candidates values in connection…

  • Equality and Diversity Training

    Good Morning,

    I am looking for a DVD training resource to show to all staff  initally as part of their induction and then annually to highlight the importance of Equality and Diversity in the workplace.

    The only DVD I can find covers Sexual Orientation o…

  • Re: Written proof of Racism

    It will be only right and proper to tell this individual the reason why he is being dismissed, if indeed he will be. He needs to know that his racist views which staff find offensive is absolutely not acceptable in the workplace, and indeed in a tolerant…
  • Diversity - Special Diets


    I wondered what everyone's views are about the question I have been asked?


    'Does the company have an obligation to provide special diets (in this instance  kosher ) at a company event (conference). It is an expensive option, the cost of providing Kosher…

  • Re: Discrimination on grounds of Asian Name

    One of the problems is that it can be difficult to prove that discrimination took place on the basis of foreign sounding names. As you said, Meenakashi, there has been research that showed that this type of discrimination is not uncommon. Be that as it…

  • Speaking English at work

    Hello

    We are a manufacturing business and proudly employ many speakers of other languages. A certain level of spoken and written English is required to work for us as it is an integral part of all our roles, so we do not employ anyone who has no English…

  • Racism ?

    Intersted in your reaction here folks - say your organisation had a staff panto each year and this year a (white) member of staff had decided to black himself up, put on a 'frizzy' wig and deliver a 5 minute speech about the lack of black people in the…