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The opportunity cycle

Here at Delta, we’ve been delighted to see the positive response to the Bank of England’s recently published Court review of ethnic diversity and inclusion. With candid analysis, clear recommendations and a strong commitment to change, the report presents a very helpful approach for improving representation and equity in the financial sector. Our Director, Dr. […]

The global challenge around Race and Ethnicity for senior leaders

At the end of many of our Race Fluency and Allyship workshops and Delta Circle© sessions, we’re often told by business leaders of African, Asian, European, Middle Eastern, and Pacific regions that concerns about race and ethnicity are not as relevant in their jurisdictions as they are in the US and the UK. This tells […]

Advancing racial equity

Over a year after the world witnessed George Floyd’s murder and the resurgence of BLM, organisations are facing mounting pressure to take action on race and ethnic equality in the workplace. In the UK, the urgent need for change has been recognised by organisations such as The Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority, […]

Addressing Race at Work by The Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity (CRED)

What are the practical steps employers can take to tackle inequality and racial bias in the workplace? In this video our Director, Dr Doyin Atewologun joined a panel of experts to delve into this topic in a brilliant webinar by The Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity (CRED).

Responding to questions raised by the Government’s Race Report

On April 1 2021, the government published its controversial report on Race and Ethnic Disparities in the UK. Since then, many of you have asked us for our response to the report, as well as for support in applying the report’s findings to your plans for creating racially inclusive cultures in the workplace. Below, you’ll […]

Race fluency

In this article, we discuss the complexity of language when talking about ‘race’, present the history and implications of using some of the most familiar terms, and provide practical suggestions for future use while acknowledging more work needs to be done before we can decide on what the ‘right’ race terminology should be.

How HR professionals can disrupt systemic racism at work

Although the prevalence of racial bias and inequality in the workplace is now widely recognised, it remains a pressing issue. The roots of workplace racial bias and inequality are seeded within the much larger problem of systemic racism.

The value of lived experience research in tackling systemic racism

Recent global events have spotlighted the racial inequalities that persist in our societies and institutions. Emerging research shows that people of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are more likely to die of COVID-19 than White people, and racial biases have contributed to this.

Diversity versus Meritocracy: an unhelpful (harmful?) narrative

In line with the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) guidelines, organisations are reporting that merit is a priority when it comes to appointments. Noteworthy, however, is where and how the language of merit as a priority is being positioned in Annual Reports.

A glossary of racial terms as defined by Delta Alpha Psi

At Delta Alpha Psi we are often asked for concise definitions that underpins the language we use when talking about race. Read here to find out more