Recruitment and retention: British Muslims

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Dear Sutton Borough Council,

1. How many British Muslim employees have you recruited? Please provide figures for every year since 2010.

2. What is the average length of service?

3. How many British Muslims have you employed in communications/media roles since 2010?

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed]

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

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On Sat, 5 Mar 2022 at 18:52, [Name Removed]<[5][FOI #840830 email]> wrote:

Dear Sutton Borough Council,

1. How many British Muslim employees have you recruited? Please provide
figures for every year since 2010.

2. What is the average length of service?

3. How many British Muslims have you employed in communications/media
roles since 2010?

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed]

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Dear [Name Removed]

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO - FOIS1772 

 

I refer to your request for information received on 07/03/2022 concerning
Recruitment and retention: British Muslims.

 

Dear Sutton Borough Council,

1. How many British Muslim employees have you recruited? Please provide
figures for every year since 2010.

Please note that we can only provide information from 2016,  and this
information has been collated based on where an employee has declared both
their Religion and Nationality (this is not always the case).

Year Headcount
2016 5
2017 9
2018 4
2019 8
2020 1
2021 5
2022 1

For your information; the yearly % of employees who have not disclosed
their religion is as follows:

Year % Headcount Not Declared or Prefer not to say
2016 35.96%
2017 34.33%
2018 31.23%
2019 28.50%
2020 28.14%
2021 28.64%
2022 28.12%

2. What is the average length of service?

The average length of service as at March 2022 is 3 years

3. How many British Muslims have you employed in communications/media
roles since 2010?

 

There are  staff members who have completed equalities data to share that
they are British Muslims who have been employed in  communications/media
roles since 2010.

 

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