Tags: Class

Elitism sidelined as ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms promote social mobility

Partners in the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms are no longer from the privileged classes with new research in fact finding they are engines of social mobility. Those who become partners at the Big Four – Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and KPMG – can expect to become millionaires, with some mixing with politicians and celebrities.…

Private schools still dominate Britain’s boardrooms

Class still dominates Britain’s boardrooms, according to research published today. ‘Class Ceilings’, a report produced by diversity consultant Equal Approach, reveals that 45.2% of FTSE 100 senior executives went to private school. This compares with just 7% of the general population. The report looked at the secondary school background of FTSE 100 CEOs and Chairs…