Rights groups call on mandatory reporting of numbers of disabled and BAME workers as inequalities go unrecorded
EHRC find that only 3 per cent of orgnaisations measure their disability and Bame pay gaps
RIGHTS organisations have called on new measures to tackle inequalities in the workplace after it was revealed that most employers do not effectively record or analyse data on wages and promotions of disabled and Black & Minority Ethnic (BAME) workers.
Briana Pegado: We are facing a cultural crisis if the creative industries do not become more diverse
Briana Pegado, founder and director of the Edinburgh Student Arts Festival, argues that the future of creativity will be bleak if the problem of lack of cultural diversity in the industry is not tackled – if the industry does not reflect the reality of human experience, how can it be relevant?
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: Local elections are the SNP's next big challenge and equality must be at the heart of it
Ahead of the party conference this week in Glasgow, SNP MP Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh explains why she's standing for re-election as the SNP's national women's and equalities convener
Newsnet Scotland: Nervous steps towards better minority representation on TV
By Dr Ima Jackson
EXPERT Voices is a nationwide BBC initiative which aims to get more "BAME" (black, Asian and minority ethnicity) people who are experts in their field into broadcast media, both in front of and behind camera.
Danny Cohen, Director of BBC Television, said: "The BBC is passionate about reflecting the diversity of our audiences. We are committed to putting BAME experts at the heart of the media and to better reflect BAME issues and voices across our programming." BAME are the outsiders, invited in.