Welcome to the UK Social Mobility Awards where we will recognise & celebrate the achievements of businesses and organisations across the country in their work of advancing social mobility.
We have a grand ambition that social mobility becomes embedded within business and organisational procedures, so that we finally make leaps forward in ensuring that every child in the country has a chance to succeed, no matter the income of their parents.
NOMINATIONS OPEN – 16th April
ENTRY DEADLINE – 29th June
SHORTLISTING – 2nd July-13th July
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED – 16th July
JUDGING DAYS – July
AWARDS NIGHT – 18th October
Congratulations to our judging panel chair, Sir Ken Olisa OBE, who was knighted for services to business and philanthropy in the 2018 New Year’s Honour’s list. Ken is the HM Lord Lieutenant of London, and Founder and Chairman of Restoration Partners, the boutique...
A year ago, when we launched the UK’s first awards dedicated to social mobility, we were faced with a considerable challenge. Our aim to get many organisations from across the UK to enter, was a sizeable task, but we also knew it was essential in getting companies to...
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2nd May – 30th June
AWARDS NIGHT AT LONDON MARRIOTT HOTEL
The winners of these first UK Social Mobility Awards will be announced at the awards dinners, which will be held at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square at 6.30 on October 12th 2017. All proceeds from this prestigious event will go towards supporting the work of the social mobility charity, Making The Leap.