Why do it?

Becoming a Social Mobility Pledge accredited employer demonstrates your commitment to accessing and progressing talent from all backgrounds, and highlights your work towards improving social mobility. The aim of the Social Mobility Pledge is to encourage business to play their crucial role in boosting social mobility in the UK and to share their to highlight which industries and business are going the extra mile. 

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Only 1 in 8 children from low-income backgrounds is likely to become a high-income earner as an adult
 

 

81%

 

81% of secondary school children think work experience should be compulsory.

 
 

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Just five elite schools sent more pupils to Oxford and Cambridge universities than nearly 2,000 schools, which make up two thirds of the entire state secondary school sector.