Age is the top barrier to job opportunities in the UK, above gender, ethnicity or educational background, according to research by LinkedIn: The survey, which polled more than 2,000 individuals in the UK as part of a wider global study, found many in the UK believe their age hindered their progress. Almost a quarter (23%) of respondents in the UK believe their age hindered their progress, compared to 7% who believe their level of educational attainment prevented them from progressing. Just 5% thought gender was a barrier, while 4% cited...

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