Published: 23rd Jul 2020

People who move to London and the South-East still have much better job prospects, according to a new report. The report by the Institute for Employment Studies for the Social Mobility Commission said people who move to achieve a better life will on average earn 33% more than those who stay in one place. The report argues people who move for a better job are often do so whilst in their 20s – often gravitating towards London and the South-East – and are more likely to end up in managerial or professional jobs, says the research. It also found that men who stay in the most deprived regions are 14.3% points less likely to be employed in higher occupation levels, compared with men who move And only 36% of ‘stayers’ have a degree, compared with more than half (56%) of ‘movers’. The report also calculated that the average gross monthly … (To read the full article, subscribe below)