ELBA and T. Rowe Price: Opening Doors to a Bright Future in Finance

In 2014, ELBA became the recruiting partner for apprenticeships at asset management firm T. Rowe Price. Thanks to this collaboration, the company is now sourcing local talent that, without ELBA’s expertise, could have been overlooked.
Nov 26, 2019 7:45 AM ET

By Hannah Westwater

Barking and Dagenham, along with Hackney, stand in the top 10 most deprived local authorities in England, meaning working-class young people in those areas are nearly 80 per cent less likely to end up in professional jobs than their well-off peers. As all of the organisations involved in ELBA’s round-table discussion on tackling knife crime recognised, genuine opportunity for social mobility, real chances of getting a good job, ambition and hope are crucial to finding a way out of poverty and a culture of violence.

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