Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s top firms have failed to make any progress on increasing ethnic diversity amongst top executives, a new report has found.Ethnic minority representation has fallen over the past year and 47 companies still have all-white staff at board and executive director level. “The glass ceiling hasn’t been broken for women,…

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The UK’s top corporations have didn’t compose any progress on increasing ethnic differ amongst top executives, a sleek sage has came upon.

Ethnic minority illustration has fallen over the previous 365 days and 47 corporations gentle have all-white workforce at board and executive director stage.

“The glass ceiling hasn’t been broken for ladies folks, nonetheless or not it is cracking,” said differ knowledgeable Trevor Phillips.

[Yet] participants of coloration seem to be superglued to the ground.”

There are most attention-grabbing 10 dim, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) participants working in leadership roles all the draw via corporations within the FTSE 100, the annual Leadership 10,000 sage from recruitment consultancy Green Park reveals.

Green Park said that at 3.3% the proportion of BAME executives confirmed no enchancment over the six years since they started monitoring ethnic differ on the tip three leadership tiers of corporations, particularly senior executives, board members and executive directors.

“Most industry leaders would like to attain extra, but they’ve an conception about what a top executive looks to be like love and so they’ve style of got to the situation the assign they are able to envisage a lady being that particular person, but I mediate or not it is not of their minds for the time being that a particular person of coloration would be that,” Mr Phillips, chairman of Green Park and founding chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Price knowledgeable the BBC.

Ethnic minority illustration on boards is the final draw down to 7.4% from 8.8% in 2018, and up most attention-grabbing 2.2% on 2014, marking just right-looking out seven sleek BAME appointments per 365 days on realistic.

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Prasanth Manghat has been chief executive of NMC Effectively being since 2014

There are at this time four BAME chief executives within the FTSE 100: Prasanth Manghat of UAE healthcare supplier NMC Effectively being, Ivan Manuel Menezes of alcoholic drinks maker Diageo, Arnold Donald of stir leisure wide Carnival Company and Octavio Ortega Alvidrez of Mexican mining firm Fresnillo.

Since 2014, female illustration on the tip three leadership tiers has risen from 10 ladies folks to 26.

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