Muslim names make job-hunting harder
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Does having a Muslim name make it harder to get a job?

A BBC investigation has found employers are less likely to consider applicants with Muslim-sounding names.

Professor Tariq Modood from the University of Bristol said the research by Inside Out London proved recruiters were biased in favour of those with more traditional British names.

Research by his department previously found Muslim men are 76% less likely to be employed than their white Christian counterparts.

You can watch the whole film on Monday at 19:30 on BBC One - or catch up on the iPlayer.

  • 05 Feb 2017
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