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Action needed to increase representation of low-income backgrounds in the charity sector

New report says a range of action is needed to give the charity sector access to a wider talent pool and increase representation of low-income backgrounds in the sector.

28 Apr 2024

How does AI impact social mobility?

Lynne Peabody explores the opportunities and challenges AI presents for social mobility.

28 Mar 2024 |Lynne Peadbody

Action needed to break barriers for young people from low-income backgrounds in Greater Manchester

Our new report says action across a range of areas is needed by policymakers and employers to increase employment opportunities in Greater Manchester for 30,000 young people from low-income backgrounds.

15 Nov 2023

Action needed to ensure the Metaverse is fully inclusive

Our report uncovers the opportunities for building social inclusion in the Metaverse

18 Oct 2023

Unlocking Potential: Empowering Youth In an AI-Driven Recruitment Landscape

Exploring the opportunities and challenges of an AI-driven recruitment landscape for social mobility.

14 Sep 2023

A journey of discovery: social mobility in the metaverse

Alina Akbar, an award-winning visual artist from a low-income background, is documenting her journey into the metaverse exploring the opportunities and challenges from a social mobility perspective.

06 Aug 2023

How we're using digital solutions to enhance employability training

In the ever-evolving landscape of employability training, digital solutions are emerging as powerful tools to enhance learning experiences and outcomes. Over the course of our February delivery period, we piloted a number of digital projects to test where digital solutions could add value to our core programmes.

19 Mar 2024

Can you change your career?

For National Careers Week 2023, we interviewed three members of the EY Foundation team who have all experienced career changes. Learn about their journeys, including how they transitioned into a new sector and the transferrable skills they gained and applied to their current roles.

09 Mar 2023

'Why I volunteer' with the EYF team

To highlight the many benefits of volunteering – whether that’s with us or another organisation – we’ve spoken to EY Foundation team members about their volunteering experiences…

06 Jun 2022

National volunteers' week 2022: celebrating you!

We’re kicking off National Volunteers’ Week by saying a massive thank you to all our volunteers.

01 Jun 2022

Secure Futures: a young person's experience

It’s been a busy few weeks at the EY Foundation with lots of great Spring delivery programmes taking place. We’ve been very lucky to meet some fantastic young people and caught up with Secure Futures participant, Megan, to get her thoughts on her time on the programme.

25 Apr 2022 |Megan

Learning on the job: National Apprenticeship Week 2022

We’re spoke with EY Foundation alumni who, since completing the Smart Futures programme, have successfully secured apprenticeships. Kerr and James reflect on their experience and share their advice for other young people and employers exploring this route.

11 Feb 2022

"Be authentic": Volunteers' Week 2023

As we come to the end of Volunteers’ Week 2023, in which we’ve been celebrating our wonderful volunteers both in-person and online, we’re closing things off with their best advice for future volunteers.

05 Jun 2023

Unlocking opportunity for all in the metaverse

Pioneering initiative brings together award-winning visual artist, Alina Akbar and young people from Manchester.

03 May 2023

Employers join EY Foundation to help young people access jobs

A record twenty corporate partners will join EY Foundation to deliver employability programmes this Easter, enabling 155 young people from low-income backgrounds to take part across the UK.

15 Feb 2022

Blue Prism supporting young people into work

The EY Foundation is collaborating with Blue Prism for a second year to support students from low-income backgrounds to develop the skills they need to succeed in the tech sector.

17 Feb 2021

EY Foundation and UiPath launch Tech Futures

The EY Foundation has collaborated with UiPath, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation on a Tech Smart Futures programme.

01 Feb 2021

Metropolitan Police Service and EY Foundation launch joint internship scheme

Met Futures is the first ever partnership between EY Foundation and the Metropolitan Police – with both organisations committed to increasing opportunity for young people from diverse and low-income backgrounds.

20 Jan 2021

EY Foundation announces new Chair

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chair, Edel Harris OBE.

07 Dec 2023

Our 2022/23 Impact Report goes live

The EY Foundation's latest Impact Report is now available to download, with all the statistics and stories from the last year.

02 Oct 2023

Our progress against our race commitments

Where do we stand and what have we learned at the mid-point of our five-year commitments?

06 Feb 2023

Careers Unlocked: the podcast helping you navigate the working world

We’re excited to announce the launch of our podcast, where we’ll be answering key questions about the world of work.

20 Jan 2023

The life changing experience of trekking the Sahara

Earlier this year 37 intrepid trekkers completed a demanding 177km expedition across the Sahara! Find out more about the stories behind their participation, the personal impact of the trek, and their advice to others considering supporting the EY Foundation.

16 Dec 2022

Celebrating our supporters: Impact Awards 2022

Last week, we celebrated our supporters and achievements over the past twelve months with our annual Impact Awards. Thank you to everyone who joined us.

02 Oct 2022

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