Twice in the space of four days, the BBC has been accused of discrimination in its minority-only recruitment drives. On both occasions, the national media has turned to Paul Gilroy QC for expert comment on the issues. The pitfalls of recruitment are many and varied, and they lie in wait as a trap for unwary employers large and small. The latest issue to fall under the spotlight is recruitment to the popular BBC 1 programme, the One Show.
Read the recent Press coverage:
The Sun "Auntie is anti-white: Applicant's anger over BBC telly jobs just for minorities"
New Beeb Job Advert Scandal: Discrim Up North One Show Host should be Black from N.West (see print edition Monday 6 June)