Discrimination rife in the property workplace

Almost one fifth of property professionals feel discriminated against in their job, according to this year’s Estates Gazette Salary Survey.

The survey, in association with Cobalt Recruitment, revealed that 17% of the 1,300 respondents felt marginalised – and in some cases held back in their careers – based on their gender, age, race, sexuality or disability.

Gender came top of the list, with 42% of those who feel discriminated against citing this as the reason.

This was followed by age, which 38% highlighted. More than half (55%) of respondents who selected