Who holds accountability for workplace discrimination?

Discrimination takes many forms and, though firms are focusing more on diversity, UK accountancy still has a long way to go before ethnic minorities are fairly represented.

In the 1980s, the employment of ethnic minorities in the UK was so dire that the Commission for Racial Equality launched a formal investigation. Its shocking findings were that white graduates were three times more likely to be appointed to posts than minority candidates, and that white interview candidates in general were twice as likely to be offered a role.

One industry in which these findings were painfully apparent, and which still bears evidence of them today, is accountancy.

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