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January 18, 2020 | SMC Admin

Appendix

Appendix Socio-economic background ‘Socio-economic background’ is the term to refer to the particular set of social and economic circumstances that an individual has come from. It permits objective discussion of the influence of these circumstances on individuals’ educational and career trajectories; and it can be objectively measured by capturing information on parental occupation and level […]

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January 17, 2020 | SMC Admin

Advocacy

Advocacy Share practice, support peers and drive sector-wide change.

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January 17, 2020 | SMC Admin

Progression

Progression Support all staff to access opportunities to develop.

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January 17, 2020 | SMC Admin

Hiring

Hiring Ensure practices are accessible and equitable to all applicants.

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Outreach

Outreach Maximise engagement with a wide range of prospective applicants.

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January 17, 2020 | SMC Admin

Culture and leadership

Culture and leadership Ensure a compelling, shared vision across your organisation.

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January 17, 2020 | SMC Admin

Data

Data Understand the current situation; inform activities; evaluate change.

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January 17, 2020 | SMC Admin

Measurement

Why data matters Measuring the socio-economic background of your employees and potential recruits is the critical first step. It helps you know what needs to be done in order to improve the socio-economic diversity and inclusion in your organisation. We’ve consulted with dozens of academic experts, think tanks, charities and employers to produce this simple […]

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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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Building the Baseline Report

11/08/2022

In a report commissioned by the City of London Corporation Socio-Economic Diversity Taskforce, #evidence has found that there is a serious gap in #socioeconomic diversity in UK financial and professional services, especially at senior level.

To combat this, more data collection is required by organisations on socio-economic diversity.

❔ Not sure where to start on data collection?
🔸 Visit our toolkit for employers for guidance: https://lnkd.in/d_BHFuX

Or join the newly launched membership body, Progress Together – a membership body whose purpose is focused on enabling firms to deliver greater socio-economic diversity at senior levels across UK financial services.

👉🏻 Read the full Taskforce report https://lnkd.in/e-J5uj27 #WhoGetsAhead

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