Social Mobility resources

Masterclass 2021: Progression

What steps can you – as an employer – take to remove barriers to progression within your organisation for people from low socio-economic backgrounds (SEB)?

Following the publication of our report on progression in the civil service, Navigating the Labyrinth, our latest Employer Masterclass explored how to make sure that your processes aren’t actively getting in the way of advancement and that you’re supporting employees from low SEBs to progress.

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Navigating the labyrinth: Socio-economic background and career progression within the Civil Service

The Social Mobility Commission’s (SMC) latest report, ‘Navigating the Labyrinth’ examined progression within the civil service and found that people from disadvantaged backgrounds still struggle to progress to senior roles. Just 18% of the Senior Civil Service come from a low SEB.

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Masterclass 2020: Progression

Our fifth session in this masterclass series, Progression, is about how you can support employees throughout their careers, by offering equal access to opportunities.

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Recap: Employers Masterclass – Social mobility, hiring and recruitment

In our latest masterclass (16 September), we put the focus on hiring and recruitment – exploring the common practices that can create artificial and unnecessary barriers to potential applicants from lower socio-economic backgrounds. We were delighted to be joined by Danny Matthews and Hazel Remeika from Co-op, who shared their approach to hiring in a […]

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Are you committed to building an workplace culture that is inclusive of employees from a low #socioeconomicbackground (SEB)?

Make sure you’re having open & honest discussions with employees about your plans and what it means to be from a low socio-economic background – including the additional barriers that low SEB employees face in the workplace.

Launched today, our new resource pack is designed to support internal discussions about socio-economic background in organisations at any stage in their social mobility journey.

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#leadership #culture #workplace #diversity #hr #employeeexperience #humanresources #staffwellbeing #diversityandinclusion #employeeengagement

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