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The 5% Club

A skills campaigning charity of a dynamic movement of nearly 500 employers committed to earn & learn as part of building and developing the workforce they need as part of a socially mobile, prosperous and cohesive nation. The Club exists to help its members and all employers increase further the number, quality and range of earn & learn opportunities across the UK. By joining The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions (including apprentices, sponsored students and graduates on formalised training schemes) within five years of joining.

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Your background shouldn’t determine your future. And yet, for too many people in our society, it does. We as employers can do more to help people from all backgrounds thrive in work, while also improving our own operations. This is important work and we all have a role to play. Join us now to improve social mobility.

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#SMFIndex2021 submissions are now open!

01/03/2021

The Social Mobility Foundation’s Employer #Index is a great way for employers to measure #socioeconomic #diversity and highlight their achievements.

#SMFIndex2021 submissions are now open! ➡️ https://lnkd.in/gxCpbbG

Now entering its fifth year, the #Index has become the leading authority on best practice. It’s a great starting point for #employers new to social mobility. While for those more advanced on this journey, it’s the perfect way to #benchmark and #monitor progress. PwC took the top spot last year, with an impressive array of initiatives – delivered virtually during the #pandemic.

At whatever stage you are at, the Index shows your firm commitment as a #business to driving #diversity and #inclusion – and it is a good way to attract new talent.

It’s free of charge, you can enter anonymously, and your organisation will receive a comprehensive #audit.

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