Breaking down the 'A' in BAME: Greater focus needed on contribution of British Asians

Industry and society must still talk about race

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Noreen Biddle Shah of reboot.

Reboot., a working group born out of financial services communications professionals, was created to support more dialogue on race and ethnicity in the UK.

Launched in January, our advisory board member and chair of The Diversity Project, Baroness Helena Morrissey, was quoted on the front page of Investment Week's 25 January edition stating that "2021 is the year for action". The topic of race in the workplace continues to take centre stage, but there is still much to do as we collectively strive for long-term, actionable change. Profit margins, reputation and the culture of an organisation - these are now so heavily intertwined that diversity is not just a 'nice to have', but a business imperative. In the UK, we have never spoken abo...

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