The Diversity Problem in the UK Tech Industry
There’s a diversity problem in the UK tech sector. It’s one of the biggest and fastest-growing industries yet its employees don’t reflect the makeup of the general population. According to recent statistics, Only 17% of employees are women, and only 15% are from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. So why is this the case, why is it a problem for organisations, and what can be done?
“No Irish”: What Caused the Anti-Irish Sentiment in 1970’s Britain?
It’s St Patrick’s Day this weekend and Irish communities all over the globe will be celebrating their patron saint and what it is to be Irish. Many people in Britain will be joining in with the celebrations whether they’re Irish or not, and it’s easy to forget that not so long ago, Irish people in England faced terrible discrimination, my own family included.