We are committed to removing assumptions, barriers and challenges faced by people with visible and invisible disabilities.
In September 2018, we launched a disability adjustments toolkit for HR and the business. The toolkit consists of a Recruitment Disability Adjustment Check List intended to guide recruiters in understanding and putting in place adjustments for candidates; an on-boarding Disability Adjustment Employee Form which is a short list of questions incorporated into new hires’ on-boarding paperwork; Workplace Adjustments Guidelines for Managers to guide managers in their discussions with employees who require workplace adjustments; and a Workplace Adjustments Passport which serves as a living record of adjustments agreed between and employee and their line manager and which can be reviewed and amended as necessary with the agreement of both the employee and line manager.
Memberships and commitments
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Our approach to diversity and inclusion in the UK
Diversity and inclusion
We support gender balance programs in order to address and reduce unconscious bias in our decision making. We provide targeted leadership development for women, including coaching, mentoring and sponsorship, and we facilitate and strengthen professional networking through our women’s networks and diversity and inclusion committees.
Racial, ethnic and cultural diversity
We are committed to increasing the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of our leadership, partnership and people across the global firm
We are committed to removing assumptions, barriers and challenges faced by people with visible and invisible disabilities
We are committed to creating a culture where mental health is understood without stigma and where everyone responds effectively to mental health problems to reduce the overall incidence of mental health issues and improve the wellbeing of our people.
We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQI+) professionals can progress and develop
Parents and carers
Many of us have responsibilities that require flexibility in our working patterns. We are committed to supporting our working parents and working carers.
We believe that the legal sector should be open to talent from all backgrounds and are committed to widening access and fostering a culture of social inclusion.