Racism has no place in our society. Businesses must be part of the change we all need, to step up and stamp out prejudice, and to build diverse and supportive cultures of respect and fairness for all. The CIPD is developing and curating practical content on this hub to help members and people professionals tackle these challenges — check back regularly for new information and resources.

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Challenging systemic racism at work

Episode 161: How does racism express itself in the modern workplace and what must organisations do to address systemic racism, to create truly fair and inclusive workplaces?

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John Amaechi OBE, organisational psychologist and director of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, gives a keynote speech at the CIPD's Festival of Work, where he spoke about racism, the difficulties of working through a pandemic, and how a learning culture is key to finding solutions.

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Members of the CIPD's race and ethnicity action group EmbRACE explain why it is important to have groups like it within organisations.

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Thought pieces on race at work

Legal position on race discrimination

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Race and employment

Explore the UK legal position and main issues employers face when dealing with race discrimination in the workplace

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