Social mobility in 2020: an update

The social mobility challenge is not new – a person’s start in life can significantly affect their chances of fulfilling their potential – but the pandemic has caused swift and significant disruption which will exacerbate existing challenges and create new ones.

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We consider the longer term impact of COVID-19 on flexible working, and the extent to which employees are willing (or not) to return to their ‘normal’ place of work.

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Shall we be exclusive?

The government is currently seeking views on a very specific proposal to ban the use of exclusivity clauses in contracts where the workers’ guaranteed weekly income is less than the Lower Earnings Limit, currently £120 per week.

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Ban on evicting commercial tenants extended

On 9 December 2020 the Government confirmed that the evictions ban on commercial tenants for non-payment of rent will be extended until the end of March 2021, protecting business owners affected by COVID-19.

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