Time for action on ethnic diversity in the workplace - Bina Patel and Ozlem Mehmet write for Personnel Today

15 June 2020

There are no more excuses in failing to tackle inequality and lack of diversity in the workplace, argue Bina Patel and Ozlem Mehmet, who believe these are best tackled by a prescriptive and proactive approach.

The brutal killing of George Floyd in the US and the protests and outrage it has sparked around the world has rightly brought the issues of racial equality and ethnic diversity to the fore (yet again).

Bina and Ozlem provide ten practical, immediate steps employers can take to demonstrate their genuine commitment to racial equality and ethnic diversity, to support their BAME employees and promote ethnic diversity in their organisation.

Click below to read their article in Personnel Today:
Time for action on ethnic diversity in the workplace

About the authors

Bina Patel is a highly accomplished employment law specialist with considerable experience in dealing with all aspects of the employment relationship from recruitment to termination.

Bina acts for both employers and senior executives across various sectors in providing clear, tailored and strategic advice and dealing with disputes in the most effective way. She has particular expertise in the legal, financial and other professional services and higher education sectors as well as with luxury brands.

Ozlem Mehmet is a Professional Support Lawyer within our Employment Law team. 


Further information

If this is an area which concerns you please feel free to contact Bina or any member of the employment team.


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