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04
Feb

Why Contextual Recruitment System is important?

Access to the legal profession must be open and fair and the barriers that may deter talented individuals through our social mobility initiatives should be broken down.  The wider legal community must ensure that prospective students are not deterred from studying law or pursuing a career in law if they are not from wealthy or...
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01
Dec

Is Racism Real? The experiences of Black and minority ethnic workers

A report in September 2017 presented findings from polling commissioned by the TUC from ICM. It was conducted with a panel of 1,003 Black and minority ethnic (BAME) workers. The findings show that BAME workers face many forms of discrimination and racism such as: verbal abuse; racist comments and jokes; bullying and harassment; physical violence;...
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03
Nov

Race Disparity Audit Review

Prime Minister Theresa May published the Race Disparity Audit and launched a new permanent ‘Ethnicity Facts and Figures’ website on 10 October 2017. The Race Disparity Audit was initially announced in August 2016, with the intention of highlighting how people of different ethnicities are treated across public services. The website contains thousands of statistics covering...
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17
Oct

Parker Review final report on ethnic diversity on boards

The government-backed Parker Review Committee published its final report on the ethnic diversity of UK boards on 12 October 2017, which contains three key recommendations are as follows: 1. Increase the ethnic diversity of UK boards: There should be at least one director of colour on each FTSE 100 board by 2021 and each FTSE...
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04
Oct

NOTICED gets nominated at the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that NOTICED has been nominated for the Outstanding Multi-Cultural/BAME Employee Network Award at the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2017. We are thankful to the UK Diversity Legal Awards for considering us. Our Co-Chair Siddhartha Shukla commented, “NOTICED was established in 2013 and I have been involved since the very beginning. ...
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29
Jul

Interview with Sunny Mann and Tania Arora of Baker McKenzie

Q 1): Talk me through your career journey including challenges you have overcome? A 1): Sunny Mann, Partner. EU, Competition & Trade (SM): I’m Sunny, I’ve been with Baker McKenzie for over 17 years now and a partner for 7.  In terms of challenges, I wouldn’t say that I faced any that are particular to...
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29
Jun

The McGregor-Smith Review: Steps each employer should take

The McGregor-Smith Review: Steps each employer should take Following the Davies Review for gender diversity and the Parker Review for BAME representation in the boardroom, the McGregor-Smith Review which was launched earlier this year highlights the business, and moral, case for BAME inclusion and progression in the workplace. The review notes that one in eight...
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11
May

Judiciary’s Report on Progress and Diversity Action Plan

The Judicial Diversity Committee of the Judge’s Council recently published its Report on Progress for April 2016 – March 2017 and revealed its first Diversity Action Plan for the coming year. Last year saw some great initiatives, aimed at achieving greater diversity within the ranks of the judiciary, being undertaken by the Committee. These included...
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05
Dec

5th December 2016 – Law Society: EML annual lecture

To honour the achievements and highlight the positive contribution of BAME lawyers in the profession, the Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division (EMLD) is hosting its inaugural EML annual lecture with a prestigious figure. The lecture will coincide with Human rights week and in keeping with the theme the lecture will look at key human rights  and...
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13
Jul

The Law Society’s inaugural Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division committee

NOTICED in news NOTICED is appointed as a member of The Law Society’s inaugural Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division committee http://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/ethnic-minority-lawyers/about-us/about-the-emld-committee/
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