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May 4, 2023 | Felicity Hallam
CMI Women’s ‘Our Inclusive Future’
In the UK, there are gaps in productivity, skills, and inclusivity, and evidence shows that these challenges are interlinked. To overcome them, it is crucial to prioritise recognising and supporting talent in all its forms with a sharp focus. CMI research revealed that only a third of managers (34%) report mentoring and sponsorship programmes to […]Read more
May 2, 2023 | Paula Kemp
Improving Social Mobility, Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace
We are delighted that John Craven, Director of the Social Mobility Commission (SMC), will be speaking at the Whitehall & Industry Group’s event, ‘Improving Social Mobility, Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace’.
John will be joining Shirine Khoury-Haq, Group CEO, Co-op and Dr Padmini Iyer, Head of Research and Advocacy, Making The Leap, for this special lunchtime briefing which will explore how employers can improve social mobility, inclusion and belonging, drawing on research especially commissioned by Co-op with their employees from lower socio-economic backgrounds.Read more
December 28, 2022 | Felicity Hallam
The Whitehall & Industry Group’s: ‘A New Approach to Social Mobility’ with John Craven, Director, Social Mobility Commission
We are delighted that John Craven, Director of the Social Mobility Commission (SMC), will be speaking on Tuesday 24 January at the Whitehall & Industry Group’s latest event, ‘A New Approach to Social Mobility’. Following the release of the SMC’s State of the Nation Report 2022, John will providing a deep dive onto the topic, […]Read more
December 23, 2022 | Felicity Hallam
Data Bites – Data for social mobility: improving the collection and availability of data across government
In December 2022, the Social Mobility Commission published their latest report, ‘Data for social mobility: improving the collection and availability of data across government‘. Join us on Wednesday 25 January as we launch the report at the Institute for Government’s event series, Data Bites, where members of the SMC will speak alongside similarly data driven […]Read more
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The Social Mobility Commission is looking to appoint two secondees to join our dynamic secretariat on a 3-month secondment. The Social Mobility Commission is an advisory arms-length body which is sponsored by the Cabinet Office. The Social Mobility Commission exists to create a United Kingdom where an individual’s future isn’t determined by the circumstances of […]
Employers play a key role in #socialmobility outcomes for many.
They determine where they set up their business, the types of job roles they create, and how and who they recruit; the income set by employers impacts living standards, pension contributions, as well as spending power in their local economy; they also play an important role in the health and wellbeing of employees.
However, with each part of the UK having an individual identity, history and economy, impacting its local population and their opportunities, the challenges to social mobility, and the solutions, may differ from region to region.
That’s where we think the use of our new #Data Explorer tool can help – join us at this event on 7 June at 12pm for employers to find out how you can utilise our new tool to understand your workforce distribution; provide insight for outreach activity and hiring activity; and to serve and support regional communities.
👇🏻 Register below.Find out more