CFA: 40% investment professionals experienced workplace discrimination

LGBTQ+, neurodiversity and caregiving overlooked

Lauren Mason
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Other areas that were highlighted as needing improvement included gender, LGBTQ+ and ethnicity
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Other areas that were highlighted as needing improvement included gender, LGBTQ+ and ethnicity

A survey conducted by the CFA Society of the UK found that more than 40% of 441 correspondents from the investment industry have experienced workplace discrimination.

The firm's annual Inclusion & Diversity survey found that, while "some progress" has been made in terms of improving diversity in the industry, there are still areas that require "significant attention". For instance, the survey found that while 56% of firms highlighted socioeconomic diversity as an area of focus, only 27% believes that any "meaningful progress" has been made. It also found that 40% of survey respondents had attended a fee-paying school, compared to a national average of 6%. HSBC Asset Management joins LGBT Great Other areas that were highlighted as needing improve...

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