Articles from Social Mobility Commission

National Living Wage extended to younger workers

The age threshold for the National Living Wage changes from 25 to 23 as the rate increases on 1 April.

The Social Mobility Commission has moved to the Cabinet Office

The @SMCommission is now sponsored by the Minister for Women and Equalities (@trussliz), as part of the Equality Hub, to advise on the importance of social mobility in the UK.

Student’s choice of post-16 technical course is a driving force of the gender pay gap between the most disadvantaged men and women

Disadvantaged women are making course choices at 16 which can lead them to lower paid jobs than men, a report from the Social Mobility Commission (@SMCommission) says today (Tuesday 30 March 2021).

Social Mobility Barometer: "The public is right to be concerned about growing inequalities between different social classes"

Most people believe social inequality has increased due to the pandemic, reveals a new @SMCommission poll   The public says the biggest impact of COVID-19 is the effect on mental health Nearly six in ten people believe the pandemic has increased the gulf between social classes, according to a new poll from the Social Mobility Commission.

The Budget could have gone further to ensure funds will drive the right outcomes for the most disadvantaged, says Social Mobility Commission

Social Mobility Commission (@SMCommission) responds to #Budget2021  In response to the Budget 2021, announced on Wednesday 3 March 2021 by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, a Social Mobility Commission spokesperson said:

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