Financial News: upReach CEO highlights the importance of developing employability skills to boost social mobility in the finance sector

John Craven, Chief Executive of upReach, talks with Becky Pritchard at Financial News on the difficulty faced by disadvantaged candidates applying to jobs in the City.

John Craven said: “Often what you will see is that students [from less advantaged backgrounds] will get to the final round interview and they won’t get beyond that”, explaining that the employability skills gap and absence of “culture fit” were to blame.

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