Social enterprise Creative Access & PR firm FleishmanHillard UK reveal new findings on class ceiling within creative industries.

Creative Access, a leading UK diversity & inclusion social enterprise, unveils startling research on working-class experiences in the UK’s creative sector today. In speaking to professionals from all class groups across the creative industries, findings reveal 70% believe that ‘soft’ social identifiers of class – such as where an individual went to school and your level of confidence – still affect how peers in creative industries see one another, and that class discrimination is still an issue in the workplace today.

  • Most creative industry professionals agree working class representation is lacking most at senior level (according to 73% of working-class individuals and 46% of upper/upper middle individuals)
  • 74% agree it is harder for working-class people to land a role in the creative industries
  • 70% of respondents say your class affects how you’re seen by your peers

Read the full report here.