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.
2018 Winners Announced
NOMINATIONS OPEN – 16th April
ENTRY DEADLINE – 29th June
SHORTLISTING – 2nd July-13th July
EVENT LAUNCH – January 2019
JUDGING DAYS – July
AWARDS NIGHT – 18th October
A review of the UK Social Mobility Awards 2018, including photos from the night, details of the speeches and thoughts from the Founder of the UK Social Mobility Awards and Making The Leap, Tunde Banjoko OBE; Chair of the Judging Panel for the Awards, Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE; and CEO of the Headline Sponsor, Capita, Jon Lewis.
Kenneth Olisa: ‘To improve social mobility, we must raise children’s aspirations’. The Guardian reports on the UK Social Mobility Awards
The Chair of the Judging Panel for the UK Social Mobility Awards 2018 on how greater diversity means better business for everyone. On 9th October 2018, The Guardian published an interview with Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, judging panel Chair for the UK Social Mobility...
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The final #SOMOs18 spotlight is on our ‘Outstanding Contribution’ winner @MelRichardsUK of @kpmguk- her personal contribution to #socialmobility has helped instil a culture of people being judged not by who they are today, but who they could be tomorrow. Details @ link in bio pic.twitter.com/XKSfu83iKb