Is business failing the next generation? Are we doing enough to provide the right opportunities for people to succeed, regardless of background or circumstance?
We will be exploring these social mobility issues in our new #bizdebate spotlight. Look out for contributions from many exciting and challenging authors.
Be sure to follow the discussion throughout the week and keep up-to-date with the hashtag #bizdebate. And check in each morning for new articles and case studies (below) from businesses across the country.
Jessica Elliott, founder of the J’s Dance Factory franchise explores what it’s like to be a young entrepreneur?
17 year old Chloe tells us about work experience and her involvement in the EY Foundation Smart Futures programme
Why should improving social mobility be treated as a core business aim? Dr Lee Elliot Major, Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust
Can finding work life balance support diversity in the workplace? Emma Codd, Managing Partner for Talent, Deloitte
Progression — what’s the employee side of the story? Mark Beatson, Chief Economist, CIPD
Social mobility: Good for society, good for the economy? Roy O’Shaughnessy, CEO, Shaw Trust
Podcast: Paul Drechsler speaks on social mobility in pre-Teach First event
Lena Levy, CBI explains why boosting social mobility is good for individuals and good for business
Vanessa Sanyauke speaks frankly about what it is like for a young woman in business
Five minute interview: Mandy Major, United Biscuits
Live updates from our event with Teach First — ‘Is business failing the next generation?’
Roundup: What happened at our biggest ever live debate with Teach First?
Podcast: Is business failing the next generation? We speak to three young teachers
Podcast: Is business failing the next generation? We speak to three senior business people
Have your say @bizdebate or let us know what you think in the comments below