What we're reading... 29th March

Mar 28th, 2019

Gender diversity increases business profit, Dads need to push more for paternity benefits and stepping into tech with the BBC

We read with interest this week, this article on encouraging diversity in the developer community. Obviously an important issue for us at Tech Returners and we were pleased to see research from McKinsey which showed that gender diversity increases a business’ profit more than previously thought

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We were encouraged by this article from Harvard Business Review shining a spotlight on the need for Dads to work together to encourage companies to expand and modernise their paternity leave programmes, some high profile companies like Amazon and Netflix have led the charge with this but pressures of work are still discouraging men from taking advantage of paternity leave

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Some shameless self promotion here but we wanted to share this article from the BBC's Sue Moseley, having recently worked with the BBC to deliver their Step Into Tech programme we were pleased to read Sue's account of the programme and the benefits she found for the BBC and it's teams.

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