Nearly half of beauty businesses have no ethnic representation on their Board and 51% have no employees from an ethnic minority on their Executive Committee, new study discovers
90% of employees in UK beauty businesses are white
Beauty businesses are lacking diversity in top level roles, a first of its kind study has found.
The report – collated by industry experts, CEW UK, MBS Group and ScienceMagic – showed that UK beauty companies are prioritising diversity ahead of other industries, but only in low level jobs.
Ethnic minorities make up almost 20% of the UK’s beauty industry – higher than the average working age population (12.5%).
But Executive Committee and Board numbers are significantly lower....
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