Two-thirds of ethnic minorities in UK financial services have suffered discrimination

Race to Equality: UK Financial Services

Lauren Mason
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Some 66% of ethnic minorities working in financial services have experienced discrimination at work due to their background, according to a recent survey from reboot.

The report, entitled Race to Equality: UK Financial Services, also found that only 36% of respondents believe their companies are fully committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion, while 48% believe their career progression is slower than that of their white colleagues. The findings of the report, which was conducted in partnership with research house Coleman Parks, came from a survey of 800 employees across 440 UK financial services firms. It also found that only 51% of respondents think their leadership teams believe diversity is critical to their businesses, and that only 59% of...

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