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September 21, 2021 | Alice Viner

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

The charity holds quarterly meetingsto share best practice and discuss any issues. The Fringe often takes this opportunity to discuss issues related to social mobility.

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September 21, 2021 | Alice Viner

Bluecoat

Bluecoat recognised it could do more to support these groups to enter and progress through the creative industry.

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September 21, 2021 | Alice Viner

Framestore

Framestore has a dedicated Diversity and Inclusion Board which gathers to discuss issues and solutions across the business.

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September 21, 2021 | Alice Viner

The Old Vic

Diversity and inclusion is embedded as part of The Old Vic’s mission to ensure that theatre is ‘supported, shared and upheld for as many people as possible’, regardless of background, access requirements or age.

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September 21, 2021 | Alice Viner

BBC

The BBC has been striving to foster an inclusive culture, and in 2018, it undertook a number of actions to get a sense of how staff from different socio-economic backgrounds felt about working for the BBC.

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September 21, 2021 | Alice Viner

Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead discovered that its artist development programme was not recruiting candidates from less privileged backgrounds.

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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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