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August 3, 2021 | Alice Viner

Speakers for Schools

In March 2020, youth social mobility charity Speakers for Schools introduced their ‘Virtual Work Experience’ programme. The programme aims to improve social mobility by making it easier for young people from UK state schools to access high quality work experience, regardless of background or location. Thanks to the flexibility of virtual delivery, employers from different […]

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December 7, 2020 | Alice Viner

Accenture

Accenture uses digital tools to identify potential, regardless of qualifications, and to support candidates through the process.

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December 7, 2020 | Alice Viner

PwC

PwC have increased response rates from 30% to 80% on a number of key measures in the last two years.

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July 7, 2020 | SMC Admin

Allen & Overy

The Smart Start programme aims to change perceptions by granting more young people access to the inside of a law firm.

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July 7, 2020 | SMC Admin

Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House knows that to publish books that represent and reach more people, it needs to become more representative of UK society.

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January 20, 2020 | SMC Admin

HMRC

A baseline of employees’ socio-economic background was key to their inclusive workplace strategy.

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January 20, 2020 | SMC Admin

Enterprise

With over 470 branches, Enterprise recruit the best people regardless of socio-economic background.

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January 20, 2020 | SMC Admin

JLL

JLL sees clear reasons for increasing the socio-economic diversity of its workforce.

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January 20, 2020 | SMC Admin

KPMG

KPMG take action to maximise the diversity of its workforce, ensuring all employees feel included.

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January 20, 2020 | SMC Admin

Ministry of Justice

High-quality data is key to understanding socio-economic diversity in this varied organisation.

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January 10, 2020 | SMC Admin

Channel 4

Researchers worked with staff to learn barriers faced by those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

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Latest news and blogs

State of the Nation 2022 report – key insights

Our recently published State of the Nation 2022 report contains key insights on the state of social mobility right now in the UK. Using an innovative set of metrics, we were able to establish a new framework, the Social Mobility Index, to measure how socially mobile people are across the UK now, and in decades […]

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Delighted to announce that Alun Francis, our Deputy Chair and Principal and Chief Executive of Oldham College has joined the T Level Ambassador Network.

20/07/2022

The Network will help build T Level understanding and engagement throughout the #business community. As a member, we will advocate for #technicaleducation and will play a key role in driving engagement amongst industry and the education sector. Watch this space!

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