Accent Bias in Britain
Accent is one of the most recognisable signals of social and ethnic background in the UK today. What impact does a person’s accent have on their opportunities and life outcomes? The Accent Bias in Britain resource provides research-led information on current attitudes to accents in Britain. It reviews the role that this unconscious accent bias plays in professional recruiting. And it provides recruiters with free online anti-bias training based on tested interventions.https://accentbiasbritain.org/
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