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The route less travelled: social mobility in the workforce Social mobility is arguably often the least talked about element of the diversity agenda. Finally, organisations are beginning to address this, with large businesses including PwC, KPMG and the BBC creating an action plan based on targets for working-class representation. Our cover story this month looks into how HR can define socio-economic backgrounds, what they can tell us about our workforce and the challenges with the term. Given its nuance, it’ll also look at whether social mobility needs to be treated differently from other elements of diversity and inclusion, and the steps HR can take to make a start. Also in the May/June issue: Profile: EasyJet’s group people director Ella Bennett talks take off after the pandemic and what one of the UK’s most busiest airlines is doing to retain staff Top HR risks: The risks keeping HR leaders up at night, and how to avoid them becoming a problem in your organisation Islamic finance: Not enough is being done to ensure Sharia-compliant pensions and it shouldn’t be up to employees to request them