Quarter of UK workers have faced discrimination in the past year

posted by admin on October 10, 2018.

Almost one in four (23 per cent) of UK employees has experienced workplace discrimination in the last 12 months, according to a study published on 25th September 2018.

The survey from soft skills training provider Learnlight revealed 12 per cent of workers had been discriminated against at work because of their gender, age, background, sexual orientation, culture or ethnicity. Roughly one in seven (14 per cent) reported witnessing discrimination against someone they knew at work in the past year.

The research, which questioned 1,080 UK employees online, also found that only half (51 per cent) were sure their employer had a policy to promote workplace diversity and inclusion.Almost one in four (23 per cent) UK employees has experienced workplace discrimination in the last 12 months, according to a study published on 25th September 2018.

 

To read the article by Maggie Baska from People Management published on 26/9/18 Click Here.

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