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September 26, 2022 | Alice Viner

Toolkit – The Building Blocks: An employer’s guide to social mobility in the workplace.

This new toolkit provides simple, first-step guidance to help businesses and organisations of all sizes, up and down the country, access a wealth of untapped talent and kickstart their socio-economic diversity strategy. It includes recommended interventions on data, culture and leadership, recruitment, and outreach practices, which are designed to be accessible to all organisations. Even […]

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June 27, 2022 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation: Social mobility employers masterclass: Data – What, why and how?

Tuesday 28 June, 11am Download the presentation here: Data Masterclass Presentation

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May 30, 2022 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation: Social mobility employers masterclass: Apprenticeships

Tuesday 31 May, 11am Download the presentation here: Masterclass apprenticeships May 2022 Presentation

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March 21, 2022 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation: Social mobility employers masterclass 2022: Progression

Tuesday 22 March, 11am Download the presentation: Presentation: Social mobility employers masterclass 2022: Progression

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October 21, 2021 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation: Social mobility employers masterclass: Outreach

Thursday 21 October 2021, 1pm  Download the presentation here: 2021-10-21_Presentation_Outreach_Masterclass

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October 14, 2021 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation – Be inspired to make the change – Socio-economic inclusion in the Creative Industries

Monday 11 October 2021, 1pm  Click download presentation: 2021-10-11_Presentation_Creative Industries Event

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October 14, 2021 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation – Apprenticeships that work for social mobility

Thursday 14 October 2021, 1pm Download presentation: Apprenticeships that work for social mobility

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September 16, 2021 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation – Employers Masterclass 21: Hiring & Recruitment

Thursday 16 September, 11am Download the presentation from the SMC’s Social Mobility Employers Masterclass 21: Hiring  

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September 14, 2021 | SMC Admin

Let’s Talk About Class: A collection of resources designed to support inclusive conversations between teams on the importance of socio-economic diversity in the workplace

Building an inclusive culture in your workplace is crucial to your diversity and inclusion efforts. Your employees from a lower socio-economic background need to feel like they can bring their whole selves to work, so that they can do their best work. Culture is owned by all, and your ‘privileged’ employees can help to drive […]

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July 23, 2020 | Alice Viner

Moving out to move on Report

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Recap: T Levels: What, why, where and how?

T Levels are a new alternative to A levels and other further education courses in England. Equivalent to 3 A levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into employment, higher education or apprenticeships. Each T Level includes an in-depth industry placement that lasts at least 45 days, so students spend […]

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Social mobility and senior roles: why is it important?

14/11/2022

We were delighted to contribute to this article from d&i Leaders (Diversity and Inclusion Leaders), looking at why it’s important for social mobility that people don’t just ‘get in’ to organisations, but are also supported to ‘get on’ and progress in their careers.

Senior leaders from different socio-economic backgrounds have so much to offer organisations, and it’s great to see more and more people recognising the impact that diverse leadership can have.

Not sure where to start? Check out our toolkits for actionable steps to create an organisation where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. https://lnkd.in/dFWDx3M

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