9th November 2021

CIPD Annual Conference 2021: You must understand the difference between equality and equity, Lammy tells HR

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Labour MP for Tottenham explains the importance of knowing what barriers different groups face, as the event’s second day gets underway.

When it comes to racial equality at work, it is important businesses know the difference between equality and equity, David Lammy told delegates at the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition.

Kicking off the second day of the conference, the Labour MP for Tottenham and shadow justice secretary spoke about understanding the systemic racism that can exist in society and in the criminal justice system, as well as how that feeds into workplaces.

He said: “In a post-George-Floyd/Black Lives Matter [society], there is more acceleration on the issue of racial injustice.

Read the full post here https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/cipd-annual-conference-create-diverse-workforce-you-must-understand-difference-between-equality-and-equity