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 Finalists Announced
NOMINATIONS OPEN – 16th April
ENTRY DEADLINE – 29th June
SHORTLISTING – 2nd July-13th July
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED – 16th July
JUDGING DAYS – July
AWARDS NIGHT – 18th October
Employers urged to recruit more socially disadvantaged people: The Financial Times reports on the UK Social Mobility Awards
Sarah Gordon, Business Editor at the Financial Times, interviewed the Chair of the judging panel for the UK Social Mobility Awards 2018, Sir Ken Olisa OBE.
Tunde Banjoko OBE, Founder and Chief Executive of social mobility charity Making The Leap, and The UK Social Mobility Awards, talks about why organisations must do something to advance social mobility.