External review into racism at the Barbican
The City of London Corporation has today announced that Lewis Silkin LLP will oversee an external review into staff experiences of racism at the Barbican. The leading employment and equalities law specialists will assist the City Corporation to instruct a highly experienced and respected Queen’s Counsel who will undertake the review. You can read the full press release here.
Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director, Barbican said: ‘We welcome the External Review into staff experiences of racism at the Barbican, and the appointment of Lewis Silkin LLP to conduct it. The Barbican must be a place where everyone feels safe to work free from racism or discrimination and we will fully support both the review process and the implementation of recommendations for change. We are grateful to our Board and the City of London Corporation for their work on this so far.’