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Thanks to everyone who attended the launch of our new Employer Consultation. It was great to see so many of you there, and we look forward to receiving your responses! The consultation is now live, and will be open until 24th October 2022. We want to understand what activities and interventions employers are finding most […]Read more
Recap – Employers Masterclass: Apprenticeships
Employers and training providers rely on apprenticeship programmes to provide new opportunities, upskill people from inside and outside their organisation and contribute to a more innovative, inclusive workforce. In our latest masterclass we considered how an organisation’s early careers strategy could help access the most diverse pool of talent – and whether there’s more employers […]Read more
State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemic – Launch event
On Thursday 22 July, we hosted a virtual event to launch our latest state of the nation report. When the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK in early 2020, it prompted an unprecedented social and economic crisis which saw teachers, pupils, employers and their workforces forced to adapt to remote provision overnight. Millions of employees were […]Read more
Webinar for employers – develop talent through apprenticeships
Last week we held a webinar and workshop for employers – Be bold: Develop talent through apprenticeships, drive social mobility – exploring the positive impact more diverse apprentices can have on an organisation and what you, as an employer, can do to create paths of opportunity. In this webinar, we consider some of the key […]Read more
UK Social Mobility Awards – entries close on 26 June
There is only one month left to submit entries to the UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs). The SOMOs celebrate the achievements of businesses and organisations across the country in their work of advancing social mobility. You have until 26 June to enter, with the awards gala being held in London on 8 October. Don’t miss […]Read more
Making the most out of apprenticeships – webinar on 25 June
This session is an opportunity for you, as an employer, to learn how to use apprenticeships to improve your socio-economic diversity and inclusion strategy. You will be able to gain unique insights from the latest data and learn how you can maximise your programme. We will look at apprenticeships’ social mobility potential, the immediate impacts […]Read more
24 March 2020 – Join us to drive sustainable change in social mobility – Sunderland
Show your commitment to social mobility by attending our upcoming interactive event in Sunderland, with exclusive access, guest speakers and practical application through working sessions.Read more
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Employer newsletter – 9 March 2023
If you want to receive regular updates from us, please complete this form here to join our mailing list. We’ve previously shared with you a number of upcoming employer masterclasses, and we’re delighted to now update you on a further session on Outreach. Join us in the coming months to find out more about Storytelling, Accent Bias […]
📢 OUT NOW: The latest #SocialMobilityTalks podcast!
In episode 2, Alun Francis and 3 expert guests debate the pros and cons of contextualised recruitment and admissions.
Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, or watch the video on Youtube!