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June 27, 2022 | Rachael Cochrane

Presentation: Social mobility employers masterclass: Data – What, why and how?

Tuesday 28 June, 11am Download the presentation here: Data Masterclass Presentation

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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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December 15, 2020 | Alice Viner

Masterclass 2020: Data

Data – the foundation of any diversity & inclusion strategy, with the Bridge Group In the last of our masterclass series on 3 December, we explored Data with the Bridge Group. This session followed the launch of our new guidance, which makes measuring socio-economic diversity in the workplace easier than ever – and we also […]

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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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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

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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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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