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The professions and social mobility: time to step up

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This week over 20 institutions from the accountancy profession launched Access Accountancy, a collaborative initiative to widen access to the profession. A key plank of Access Accountancy is the provision of work experience placements for children who lack connections. This …

Government response to child poverty and social mobility challenge - more pace, drive and ambition needed

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Alan Milburn

Last October, the Commission published our first State of the Nation report – a 350-page anatomy of the many challenges faced  in making  Britain a fairer place. In it we sought not just to describe the raft of programmes being put in …

First impressions on the Child Poverty Strategy: a missed opportunity?

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This morning the Government has published its long-awaited draft Child Poverty Strategy – a document that, in theory, constitutes its plan to meet its statutory obligation to end child poverty by 2020. Government publications come and go but this one …