Time for professions to follow the best examples and judge ability to do the job not ‘holidays you’ve been on, places you’ve visited’

The Social Mobility Foundation today echoes the call by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission to make access to a top job genuinely meritocratic and suggests they follow the examples of the leading firms in their fields. Research published by the Commission today shows that too many firms are judging candidates on factors ‘associated […]

The SMF: The Stepping Stone You Need

Faced with the pressure to make the grades, decide on universities and execute outstanding applications, sixth form can be a time of stress and panic. Often, questions arise about the future and whether certain career paths are viable. ‘What job am I going to have? How do I decide between the thousands of degree courses […]

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