Tags: Barriers

Public sector pay a barrier to better skills

Civil service salary restrictions will hamper the government’s attempts to raise skill levels in the wake of the West Coast Main Line procurement fiasco, former Transport Secretary Lord Adonis has claimed. He told an Institute for Government debate that “salary had been quite a major obstacle to bringing in people with real private sector experience.…

The glass ceiling is dead as a concept for today’s modern career

Ernst & Young poll of 1,000 UK working women says there are multiple barriers to career progression The concept of a single glass ceiling is an outdated model and no longer reflects the realities of modern working life for women, according to the results of a poll released today by Ernst & Young. The survey…