Discrimination problem extends across the UK

first_imgDiscrimination problem extends across the UKOn 21 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today Almost one in four workers in the UK claim to have been a victim ofdiscrimination, bullying or harassment. Research commissioned by the Guardian and recruitment specialists TMPWorldwide and carried out by Mori, reveals the views of the nation’s workforcetowards discrimination and diversity. Only two in five workers, 42 per cent, think employers are harnessing thepotential of the UK’s diverse population. One in three – around nine millionpeople – say discrimination is at large in their organisation. Waqar Azmi, UK national head of equality and diversity for TMP Worldwide,said: “Over the next decade, employers will be faced with a new set ofchallenges resulting from demographic changes and an increase in labour andskill mobility. “This will force employers to take into account all the differentgroups within the population to ensure they attract and retain the best skillsfor their business. “The findings of this research emphasise the concerns of today’sworkforce, “Only once these concerns have been addressed, will we see a long-termknock-on effect on business productivity and, eventually, on the UK economy,”he added. The survey of more than 1,500 people reveals that of all those who had beendiscriminated against, age discrimination came out as the biggest factor, with37 per cent identifying this as a major issue. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more

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China blasts Pompeo over accusation of genocide in Xinjiang

first_imgBEIJING (AP) — A Chinese government official has accused former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of trying to cripple Beijing’s relations with new President Joe Biden’s administration by declaring China’s actions against the Uighur ethnic group “genocide.” It’s the latest in a Chinese attempt to counter efforts in Western countries to cut trade ties and sanction Chinese officials over widespread reported abuses in the region, including mass detention, forced labor and forced birth control. The comments come as Biden’s administration is formulating its policies toward China, which many analysts call the biggest geopolitical challenge facing the U.S.last_img read more

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Landmark Tamborine Mountain estate hits the market

first_imgMs Brushe said it has now been completely renovated to offer modern-day living, yet it still pays homage to its heritage. “It was all done with modern material but done in keeping with the era it was built in,” she said. “The property faces north so the pool, breakfast room and main lounge room are drenched in sun most of the morning.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“The right side of the house where the other living areas are face east and have beautiful Gold Coast views.” The five-bedroom, five-bathroom estate has an asking price above $1.6 million. Scenic Road Properties agent Bernadette Brushe said it was one of the first guesthouses built in the area. “The property was built in 1928 and built by the same builder as St Bernards, which is one of the most historic hotels on the mountain,” Ms Brushe said. “During the Second World War it was taken over by the American army, which a lot of properties were as the base camp was down the road.“They took the guesthouse over and used it as a base and had a lot of men staying there.” MORE NEWS: Dated Mermaid Beach house sells under the hammer for premium price MORE NEWS: Broadbeach Waters award-winning house has see-through facade, indoor tree Prices start at $160 per night. The property is currently being run as a bed and breakfast and wedding venue known as Eaglemount Lodge. Prices start at $160 for a terrace or pool view room and go up to $360 per night for king garden view room. The property is currently run as a bed and breakfast. center_img “Over the years it has always continued to run a guesthouse, or a B&B as we know them now, or a residence,” Ms Brushe said. “It’s a really versatile property, the owners are happy to sell it as a residence or B&B.” “Everything is at your doorstep, you can throw away the car keys and never have to drive again.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 147 Eagle Heights Rd, Tamborine Mountain, has hit the market. The owners of a landmark estate in the Gold Coast Hinterland are seeking a new innkeeper. Eaglemount Lodge, a 1920s Tudor-style guesthouse, has hit the market offering buyers the chance to own a piece of Tamborine Mountain history. The grounds of the estate have also been used as a wedding venue. The owners, who have lived at the picturesque property for almost 12 years, are selling to downsize.The five-bedroom, five-bathroom property at 147 Eagle Heights Rd, Tamborine Mountain, has an asking price above $1.6 million.last_img read more

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Kumordzi scores third goal in six days for Genk

first_imgGhana midfielder Bennard Kumordzi heralded yet another strong performance to perpetuate his impressive scoring run by scoring the opening goal for KRC Genk in their 2-1 away victory over Mechelen in the Belgian Cup on Tuesday.The lanky midfield fan-belt display a measure of great technique to collect a through pass from Senegalese team-mate Serigne Kara Mbodji to neatly finish off, planting the ball firmly beyond the reach of the host’s keeper at the Argos Oil Stadion Achter de Kazerne.Kumordzi’s form is drawing raving reviews over the weeks in Belgium and he is keen to hold on to it.“It feels great to possess such a form. I’m happy I’m scoring and I hope I maintain it in the coming games,” he told GHANAsoccernet.com.The 28-year-old’s calmness and glistening form saw him score against Dynamo Kiev on Thursday in the Uefa Europa League before displaying yet another fabulous performance with a goal against OH Leuven on Sunday at the Cristal Arena.Kumordzi who spent time in the French top-flight league with Dijon two seasons ago has stumped into the list of impressive Ghanaian performers abroad – a feat he achieved last season after winning the Belgian Cup after scoring in the final.last_img read more

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All clear for Atletico after more tests reveal no COVID-19 cases

first_imgAtletico MadridKampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Atletico Madrid have confirmed that a second round of tests carried out on Sunday, after two players had previously tested positive for COVID-19, show nobody else in the squad has been infected.The club informed that the two affected players are defender Sime Vrsaljko and forward Angel Correa, who had both given permission for their names to be released.The news comes after the club suspended its Monday training session ahead of their planned trip to Lisbon, where they will face RB Leipzig in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.The club adds that both Vrsaljko and Correa are asymptomatic and “remaining in their homes,” and that the remaining members of the Lisbon party will now travel to Portugal on Tuesday. The initial positive tests for COVID-19 had raised fears that a second round of testing could yield more positive results and place Atletico’s participation in the Champions League in doubt.****XINHUA Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

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