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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...

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Michael Riley

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Michael Riley

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...

Winners Announced – UK Social Mobility Awards 2019

Winners Announced – UK Social Mobility Awards 2019

Organisations from across the UK gathered to celebrate the growing social mobility movement at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. The winning entries of the third iteration of the UK Social Mobility Awards were announced at a dazzling awards ceremony on...

UK Social Mobility Awards Announce 2019 Finalists

UK Social Mobility Awards Announce 2019 Finalists

Shortlist of progressive organisations and individuals announced across 11 categories for the UK Social Mobility Awards. The third iteration of the UK Social Mobility Awards have received an incredible response with the recently announced shortlist containing 57...

Fellows learn about private markets at StepStone Scholar Programme

Fellows learn about private markets at StepStone Scholar Programme

On Thursday, 18th April, 11 Making The Leap Fellows attended a corporate experience day at private markets company, StepStone. The day-long forum, held in their London office, gave young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds an opportunity to learn about...

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