Social Mobility Events

Social mobility events

All the latest webinars, virtual masterclasses, conferences, events and more, to enrich your understanding of social mobility in the workplace and wider society.

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21 October 2021

Employers’ masterclass: Social Mobility and outreach

Our October masterclass will cover how employers can use Outreach to reach and attract a wide pool of talent. Engaging with candidates from a low socio-economic background through outreach enables you to: raise awareness of your organisation and industry to a wider reach of prospective employees. build a pipeline of diverse talent that reflect the […]

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14 October 2021

Apprenticeships and social mobility: a practice-oriented virtual lunch conversation between practitioners

14 October 2021  - 1-2pm

Apprenticeships are one of the most powerful tools to enable social mobility and develop a talented workforce that can meet the challenges of the future.  But apprenticeships in England are not fulfilling this promise – apprentices from working class backgrounds face barriers at every stage, while organisations are missing out on talented people. The pandemic […]

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Apprenticeships & social mobility: you can help apprenticeships reach their social mobility potential

The Social Mobility Commission’s new toolkit: ‘Apprenticeships that works for all’ has been launched today (14 October). This blog explores the current apprenticeship landscape and sets out why we developed this toolkit. View the toolkit We hosted a virtual toolkit launch event on Thursday 14 October, where a panel of experts explore key challenges around […]

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Comedian Rob Beckett has spoken up about the class divide in comedy and his heroes "imagining what a working-class person’s life is."


Rob reflects many working class people’s experiences entering the creative world, including being unable to work for free.

We know the creative industries are heavily skewed towards hiring and progressing people from more privileged backgrounds. But it is vital they stay in tune with and reflect their audiences.

Our Creative industries toolkit is designed to help the industry be more #CreativeAndDiverse. Take a look 👇

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