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Portfolio Adviser: SJP and Schroders among investment firms joining campaign to boost black talent

Eighty firms will offer internships under the #100BlackInterns diversity programme

Legal Cheek: Former lawyer missed out on pupillage spot because chambers ‘hired a black guy last year’

The incident — which happened over 30 years ago — will be familiar to every black person looking for a job in industry, says now-entrepreneur Dawid Konotey-Ahulu

privateequitywire: City firms agree to tackle black underrepresentation

A list of 80 City investment management firms have agreed to back an initiative to increase black representation within key functions in portfolio management and finance.

Financial News: Goldman Sachs, Schroders launch Black internship programme

The #100blackinterns initiative will see Black students carry out internships at 80 City firms in summer 2021

Financial Times: Fund industry to tackle poor representation of black people

More than 70 hedge funds have said they will take on black university students from any academic discipline for an internship

Guardian: We'll hire 100 black interns a year, say UK fund managers

City firms sign up to #100BlackInterns to tackle underrepresentation

The Voice: 100 Black Interns: scheme to tackle underrepresentation in the City

Applicants do not need any previous experience and those from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply for the paid roles

Relocate Global: Banks leading race and gender equality drive

institutionalassetmanager: UK investment managers to welcome ‘100 Black interns’ next summer

Many of the UK’s largest fund managers are backing an initiative to offer paid internships to Black university students next year, as the investment industry grapples with a chronic lack of racial diversity among its employees.

96% of pension funds and trustees preparing for a long-term COVID-19 fallout