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How to Get Back up When Life Knocks You Down?

How to Get Back up When Life Knocks You Down?

How to get back up when life knocks you down?   One of our MTL Fellows, Bemi, has shared some practical tips to staying motivated when facing setbacks. Check out below to see a few of things that you can do to help yourself:   Tip number one: Motivation, Habits,...

Job Vacancy – Youth Career Lead

Job Vacancy – Youth Career Lead

We are looking for an experienced trainer to mentor and deliver essential employability, character and soft skills training to at-risk students. Location - Schools and Pupil Referral Units in London.   The Role The Youth Career Lead is responsible for delivering...

Job Vacancy – Head of Marketing and Communications

Job Vacancy – Head of Marketing and Communications

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative marketing & comms all-rounder to lead our charity’s brands to the next level. Location - Kensal Green, London Currently three days a week in the office.   The Role The Head of Marketing and Communications is...

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – BNP Paribas

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – BNP Paribas

We have reached out to BNP Paribas, a long-standing partner of MTL, who we have worked closely with for the past 5 years. BNP Paribas are a French international banking group, recognised as a leading investment bank and financial services provider, and is made up of a...

An Overview of the Social Mobility Business Seminar 2021

An Overview of the Social Mobility Business Seminar 2021

  The UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs) held the fourth annual Social Mobility Business Seminar in April. The Social Mobility Buisness Seminar was the first event in the SOMO2021 calendar and provided a great chance for those interested in social mobility or for...

What to expect at the Social Mobility Business Seminar 2021

What to expect at the Social Mobility Business Seminar 2021

  The fourth annual Social Mobility Business Seminar will be held, for the first time, online on Wednesday 21st April, and will be the first event in the UK Social Mobility Awards 2021 calendar!    The opening address at the event will be from Nadhim Zahawi MP,...

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – Hedley May

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – Hedley May

  Making The Leap is proud of the relationships we have with our Corporate Partners. Without their support – which allow us to continue inspiring and transforming young lives – and our shared values, we could not do what we do. One such of these invaluable...

The Social Mobility Virtual Careers Fair 2020

The Social Mobility Virtual Careers Fair 2020

On the 14th and 15th of October, we held our seventh annual Social Mobility Careers Fair, which this year took place virtually. The new layout, where employers got to present their organisations to the young people who attended the event, provided...

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – Kingfishers PLC

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – Kingfishers PLC

Here at Making The Leap, we understand the significant and invaluable relationships we have with our Corporate Partners, and we are always keen to hear about their personal experiences with us. We have reached out to Kingfisher PLC, an organisation that has supported...

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 – Winners Announced

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 – Winners Announced

Organisations from across the UK gathered virtually for the first online UK Social Mobility Awards gala to celebrate the advancement of social mobility in the UK. The winning entries of the fourth annual UK Social Mobility Awards were announced in the afternoon...

UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 – Honour Roll

UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 – Honour Roll

The fourth annual UK Social Mobility Awards, which are being held in association with Capita, are proud to showcase the amazing organisations that are all doing fantastic work in the advancement of social mobility throughout the UK. The 2020 iteration of the...

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – GroupM

A Spotlight into a Corporate Partner – GroupM

  The partnerships we make at Making The Leap are so important and are incredibly invaluable to us, now more so than ever. These organisations share our philosophy of inspiring hope, empowering change and transforming young lives. We reached out to GroupM, the...

The 2.6 Challenge

The 2.6 Challenge

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of fundraising events being cancelled or postponed, which has ultimately had a devastating impact on many charities as they are faced with a loss of income – an income that they desperately need.  The London Marathon...

Introducing MTLZA!

Introducing MTLZA!

We are delighted to share with you news of our newly launched website, MTLZA.com, designed to focus on engaging directly with our young people in their individual journeys to a career. But don’t worry, MTL.org.uk is not going anywhere!   Here at Making The Leap, we...

The Social Mobility Business Seminar 2020: Key Takeaways

The Social Mobility Business Seminar 2020: Key Takeaways

  The second Social Mobility Business Seminar was held on Tuesday 10th March, at the Royal Society of Medicine in central London. As the first event of the fourth year of the UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs), in association with Capita, this seminar saw...

Making The Leap’s response to the COVID-19

Making The Leap’s response to the COVID-19

  Making The Leap - Together   To all our Associates, Fellows, Supporters and Partners Following the advice from Government we have decided to adjust our operations and to begin working remotely with immediate effect and until further notice. It is our priority...

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Sarah Crosbie

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Sarah Crosbie

All our programmes that help young people to raise their aspirations and achieve their career goals are supported by an amazing team of volunteers who selflessly give up their free time to support us on the front lines of changing young lives. Here, we are bringing...

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