CMI comments on Governments Race and Inequality Audit

Pavita Cooper, chair of the Chartered Management Institute’s BAME action group CMI Race, said:

Transparency is the starting point for transforming diversity and inclusion in society, as well as business. Our own Delivering Diversity research reveals that while 12 per cent of the UK population is BAME, just six per cent of managers are people of colour. Shining a spotlight on inequality will help us understand the causes and stand up to the social and business challenges. There is a lot to play for, with achieving full diversity in business worth £24bn to UK plc.

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