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.
1st July - 12th July
Jonathan Andrews, Trainee Solicitor at Reed Smith and winner of the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2018 talks about his journey from a comprehensive school to one of the biggest law firms in the world and a wealth of recognition for his work to promote social mobility, diversity and inclusion.
Geoffrey Williams, UK Social Mobility Awards Judge and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Thompson Reuters, talks about his social mobility story and why the awards are so important to encourage best practice amongst organisations across the UK.
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.