If you wonder why you’re always being passed over for promotion, then there might finally be a solution… change your name.

People with a name that is more easily pronounced have better prospects of climbing the career ladder, a study has found.

This may explain why we have had Dave and Tony as prime ministers, or why Newt and MItt are vying to be candidates for the U.S. presidency.

Psychologists did a series of tests to prove an ‘easy’ name made people ‘form a more positive impression’ of someone.