'No room for negligence' | UK's top firms failing to tackle staff poverty despite big social pledges

 UK's top firms failing to tackle staff poverty despite big social pledges

The UK’s biggest companies are failing to address in-work poverty, despite promising to boost their ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) commitments, a think tank has warned.

A new white paper from the Social Market Foundation (SMF) has drawn attention to the scale of in-work poverty in the UK and London today, what drives it, and the impact it has. It is a part of a wider project – created in partnership with Trust for London – to develop a new benchmark that helps businesses tackle in-work poverty.

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