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Lack of Diversity in Creative Industries in UK a Business Failure, Says Report

Thursday, October 1, 2015   (0 Comments)

The Creative Industries Federation report into diversity in the workplace reveals that the sector is failing itself financially and socially by being inherently under-representative.

The industry body of the Creative Industries Federation released the report in partnership with McKinsey Consultants to highlight the business opportunities missed by having a homogenous workforce. The percentage of women employed in the creative industries is already under-representative and falling, from 37.1% in 2013 to 36.7% in 2014. The report also provides with practical advice to arts bodies of various size and structure about how to diversify their organisations. Click here to read the full report.

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