Diversity in Tech: 2021 UK report by mthree

16/02/2021

Despite the publicity, efforts to increase diversity in tech have resulted in slow progress.   

In our 2021 Diversity Report, we unearth the causes of inequality and pinpoint opportunities to make a lasting change. 


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WHAT YOU’LL FIND IN THE REPORT 

We surveyed 2,000 people aged 18–24 and 100 business leaders from Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, and Insurance businesses across the UK. In the report, we look at: 

Why does diversity and equality go hand in hand? 2020 was a devastating year in many ways, not least for the jobs market. Yet our survey points to a far more promising picture for graduate tech roles. We look at why this is, differences across industries, and the diversity seen at board level. 

What is behind the shortage of candidates? A lack of education and encouragement? Are schools telling students about the opportunities available in tech? Are their enough role models from diverse backgrounds? According to our research, it’s a combination of all these factors, and their importance varies by demographic.  

How could businesses be doing better? Change demands action. So we dive into the different strategies used and their varying levels of success. From tackling unconscious bias to asking recruiters for diverse shortlists, we look at the different tactics that HR leaders are using and how you could implement them into your business.  

KEY FINDINGS FROM THE REPORT: 

 

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