Research to explore the workplace barriers faced by young Black people, aged 16-30 in the UK.
• 92% of young Black people have careers goals and amongst those with career goals, 92% believe they will achieve them
• Racism is experienced by many in a job from the interview stage (38%) to being promoted (52%), to dealing with external clients and customers (55%)
• Women (25%) are more likely to have none of the tested policies and practices in place at their work to support Black employees and applicants compared to men (9%)
Date Published: 17/06/2021
Categories: Public and communities | Social | UK
Client: EY and EY Foundation
Savanta ComRes interviewed 1,074 young Black people, aged 16-30 in the UK from 30th November to 21st December 2020. Data were weighted to be demographically representative by age, gender and UK country. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.