Social Mobility Events

External event | Hybrid

24 January 2023

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, explaining and discussing the ways in which the SMC is changing its approach to how social mobility is viewed.

By attending this event will be able to:

  • Discover how the SMC is promoting a broader and improved understanding of social mobility.
  • Discover how organisations from across the sectors can help to move the dial on inequality without increasing the gap between the top and bottom of the socio-economic ladder.
  • Pose your questions directly to John in a live audience Q&A.

This event is open to all Whitehall & Industry Group’s members. You can go to their website to find out if your organisation is a WIG member and to register for the event. If you or your organisation are not currently a member, you can apply to attend the event through their website.

The in-person event will be held in central London. The exact address will be confirmed upon booking.

Event details

Event date: 24 January 2023
Central London and online

View the recording here

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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.

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