Social mobility

Ex-offenders a “massive untapped resource” in talent crisis

Employers are losing out on a huge talent pool by not considering people with criminal records for employment.

Recruiting more people with disabilities won't happen by accident

A fifth of working age people in the UK have a disability – yet only half of disabled people are in employment, according to recent figures. That's despite the fact that organisations considered...

Social care tax disproportionately affects low-income workers

National Insurance contributions will rise by 1.25% to pay for England's social care system.

AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot earned 86 times more than a key worker during the pandemic

The annual pay of FTSE 100 chief executives still equates to more than what a UK worker would earn in a lifetime, despite the rate falling during the pandemic.

Lower socio-economic backgrounds still underrepresented in law

People from lower socio-economic backgrounds are hugely underrepresented in the legal profession, research from The Bridge Group and The Sutton Trust has found

Employers must close skills gap between work and school

Employers must do more to stop young people missing out on work opportunities due to not having the right skills, Business in the Community (BITC) has said