A discussion of social mobility and responsible business practices, including quotes from UK Social Mobility Awards 2018 winners. The article looks at why it is imperative not only to have a social mobility initiative, but to promote that initiative at every opportunity.
After graduating from university with an average grade I felt really demotivated and lost. I thought I would have to start from scratch and go back to university, which was not financially feasible, to progress my career. I felt like the only options available to me...
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 private markets, meet industry insiders, and realise that anyone can pursue a career in finance if they desire.
We held a two-week work experience program aimed at developing the soft skills of 12 students from Westminster Academy and took them on various corporate trips throughout London in order to help the students develop their confidence, communication skills and as realise the full potential of their career ambitions.
A look back at the Social Mobility Business Seminar, at which executives from across business and government to discuss social mobility best practice and share thought leadership. There was a keynote speech by Nadhim Zahawi MP, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A.
The UK Social Mobility Awards, in association with Capita, are launching for the third year with a Social Mobility Business Seminar, sponsored by Milkround. Georgie Brazier, Marketing Manager at Milkround, discussed some of the key reasons why this event is so important.