Social mobility

News and opinion about social mobility in the UK.

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New research backs up the importance of higher education in boosting social mobility and broadening the talent pipeline. Anna Melville-James

September 21, 2021

Less than 15 per cent of the Big Four’s workforce come from a lower socio-economic background, according to data published

September 15, 2021
PwC takes over from KPMG as M&G’s external auditor.

PwC will publish data about the pay gap between its employees of different socio-economic backgrounds, the Big Four firm has

September 13, 2021
Trump Issues Executive Orders Barring Transactions With TikTok And WeChat

It’s fashionable to be irrationally critical of social media. Almost every policy relating to social media serves to restrain, rather

July 3, 2021
MPs Pressure PM To Announce Plan To Reopen Schools

Here’s a game for your next tedious Zoom meeting. Take a look at those attentively nodding heads and ask yourself:

February 10, 2021
Christmas quiz 2019

Pressure on households to overspend this Christmas is increasingly making Londoners resort to payday loans to cover the costs of

December 4, 2020

Wealth in the UK is divided along ethnic lines, the latest data from the Office for National Statistics suggest. White

November 27, 2020
London Eye Turned Into Classrooms For International Day Of The Girl

The issues that concern young people the most today — from the climate crisis and global pandemic to new conversations

July 23, 2020
Ben & Jerry's

What is the purpose of business? Should companies focus purely on selling their products and making money for their shareholders,

January 13, 2020

An important piece of social news emerged last week. According to the Office for National Statistics, the divorce rate in

December 4, 2019

As I type, it is impossible not to be reminded that my ability to do so — as someone who

December 3, 2019
3D Street Art Artist Edgar Mueller - Paintings

Two years ago, I launched Beam, a tech-for-good startup that crowdfunds employment training for homeless people and supports them into

December 2, 2019

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