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Firms find it hardest to keep female graduates

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Employers report struggle in keeping women and BAME graduates in their firms

Women and black, Asian and minority ethnic graduates are more likely to leave their jobs within the first five years than their peers, according to a report from a student employers’ think tank.

The Institute for Student Employers’ Student Development Survey 2020 revealed that businesses found women the most difficult to retain, with 25 per cent of firms reporting that they found it harder to retain women over their first five years of employment. A total of 17 per cent of businesses struggled to keep BAME staff.

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