Socio-economic background is more likely to impact a person’s career in financial services than gender or ethnicity, according to a report from non-profit consultancy, The Bridge Group.
Labour leader Keir Starmer has vowed to improve children’s speaking skills to help breakdown class barriers in the UK, but is better oracy the key to improving social mobility?
Fewer than two-thirds of young people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds think a satisfying job is open to everyone if they work hard enough.
Six in 10 employers have said they would consider hiring ex-offenders this year, according to new research.
McKinsey is calling on other firms to kickstart their social mobility agendas — by highlighting links to how better socioeconomic diversity benefits businesses and the wider economy.
Socio-economic background is having the strongest negative effect on employee promotions, according to research from KPMG.
Socio-economic background is not a protected characteristic under the Equality Act. This means if people face discrimination because of their class, or assumptions made about it, they do not have the...
Employers are getting to grips with social mobility as part of building a fairer workplace. Beau Jackson reports on the pitfalls HR needs to be aware of when taking its first steps.