social mobility

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents
Social mobility

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents

Polling on behalf of Big Issue Group found most people think there is a skills gap in the UK and social mobility is stalling.

UK social mobility tsar tells working class people to lower their ambitions
Social mobility

UK social mobility tsar tells working class people to lower their ambitions

Katharine Birbalsingh has said that people at “the very bottom” with low levels of basic literacy and numeracy are “unable to access higher paid work”.

The Big Issue puts ex-offenders front and centre of Social Mobility Pledge
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The Big Issue puts ex-offenders front and centre of Social Mobility Pledge

One year on from the launch of the Social Mobility Pledge, Justine Greening and John Bird speak at the launch of a new report showing how big businesses can open up opportunity to a wider talent pool and help to promote social mobility and equality of opportunity

Young people in North East England highlight a social mobility class chasm
Activism

Young people in North East England highlight a social mobility class chasm

Social Mobility Pledge will tackle “the biggest of our big issues”
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Social Mobility Pledge will tackle “the biggest of our big issues”

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Darren McGarvey: Social mobility? It’s the giraffe in the room
Opinion

Darren McGarvey: Social mobility? It’s the giraffe in the room

John Bird: Poor or in poverty? The difference is opportunity
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John Bird: Poor or in poverty? The difference is opportunity

John Bird on Erwin James: Redemption, as it should be done
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John Bird on Erwin James: Redemption, as it should be done

Paul McNamee: Crossing the line
Opinion

Paul McNamee: Crossing the line

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