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UK economy could benefit from £24bn boost if BME workplace progression increased

The UK economy could benefit from a boost of £24 billion a year if black and minority ethnic (BME) people progressed in work at the same rate as their white counterparts, according to a government-backed review. The Baroness McGregor-Smith review found that people from BME backgrounds are still being held back in the workplace because...
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British police to consider allowing female officers to wear burkas

Female police officers could be allowed to wear burkas in a bid to improve diversity within the force. West Midlands Police are considering a proposal to allow Muslim officers to wear traditional dress instead of a conventional police uniform. If the proposal were to be accepted, the force would become the first in the country...
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