28 September 2020
Throughout recent events which have seen an increased awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement and issues of race equality, there has been a lot of discussion around our biases and how we can all do work to unlearn the negative stereotypes that occupy our minds and affect how we see and react to others. Most people know that conscious acts of overt racism in the workplace are unlawful and, thankfully, such occurrences are rare. But what about the less obvious and sometimes unconscious discriminatory behaviours in the workplace? What are they? What problems do they cause and what steps can we take to overcome them?