A qualitative evaluation of non-educational barriers to the elite professions

Louise Ashley, Jo Duberley, Hilary Sommerlad, Dora Scholarios

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This report sets out the findings from a qualitative study, focusing on two main areas. The first (Study A) examines the barriers to entry for people from less privileged socioeconomic backgrounds to elite law and accountancy firms, with a particular focus on London. The second (Study B) examines the barriers to entry for people from similar backgrounds to elite financial service firms (inclu ding accountancy) located in Scotland.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Commissioning bodySocial Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
Number of pages112
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2015

Keywords

  • social mobility
  • child poverty
  • social background

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