Wednesday, 7 December 2011 — Ernst & Young has become aware of a recent post on website BlakandBlack.com. We condemn the comments made by the alleged employee of Ernst & Young. Ernst & Young has no current or past record of an employee by the name of Tom Payne.
We find the comments made by Tom Payne on this site offensive and abhorrent. They are not representative of the core values of our firm.
Ernst & Young is a diverse and inclusive organisation. We do not condone discrimination of any kind, be it based on ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.
Ernst & Young will not be commenting beyond this statement.
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