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Could your accent be holding you back?

Palmer, Kate; Lord, Jonathan


Kate Palmer


Accent has traditionally been seen as a signal of socioeconomic status and a major indicator of many other aspects of a person’s social background, although it is not a protected characteristic like gender, race, age, sexuality and many others under the Equality Act 2010. But the question is: should it be?


Palmer, K., & Lord, J. Could your accent be holding you back?

Digital Artefact Type Website Content
Online Publication Date Feb 23, 2024
Deposit Date May 28, 2024
Keywords accent discrimination, Employment Law, discrimination
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