The latest thinking, news and events from the world of Recruitment

">

Privately Educated Still Dominate UK Top Jobs

SHARE
,

It is well known that great swathes of the current cabinet are privately educated, but new figures suggests that a privately educated dominance also extends into business. A private education is of course reliant on a affluence, which needs also to be brought into the equation.

According to a report by the Sutton Trust, an organisation that promotes social mobility, 88 percent of the UK population is educated in the comprehensive system. However 74 percent of judges attended private schools, 61 percent of top doctors were educated privately and 51 percent of notable journalists also went to top schools.

Politics

Surprisingly the world of politics fares slightly better. 32 percent of MPs in the current Parliament went to private educational institutions, while 34 percent of FTSE 100 chief executives went to a private school.

SOURCE: hrreview.co.uk

SHARE

Posted by:

With over 15 years experience within the Recruitment industry, Mark considers digital publishing, digital engagement, recruitment marketing and advertising (all media), digital video production, creative design and more recently social media development as his core knowledge and where a lot of his experience lays.

Having been at the forefront of the digital publishing sector for well over a decade, Mark has founded numerous job boards and publishing businesses.

He has very strong business ethics, built on transparency and trust and equally as important, he enjoys close working relationships with all clients. A self-confessed digital geek Mark lives and breathes online media ensuring Recruitment Buzz stays ahead of the curve.

Related Articles