Employee Diversity April 2019

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Diversity questionnaire April 2019

 

In April 2019 we had 43 employees who were surveyed anonymously and we have adopted the categories used by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority.  Our employees could opt not to answer either the survey (7 employees) or any part of it if they so choose.  The results, where the survey was answered, were as follows:

 

Category

 

Solicitor/ Director (3)

Solicitor/Legal Exec (10)

Other fee earners (8)

Support staff/ Managers/IT/HR (13)

Prefer not to say (2)

 Gender

Male

1

2

3

4

 

Female

2

8

5

9

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

1

Age

16-24

 

 

1

2

 

25-34

 

4

2

4

 

35-44

1

2

2

1

 

45-54

 

2

2

2

1

55-64

2

2

1

4

 

65+

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

1

Gender different from sex registered at birth

Yes

 

1

 

 

 

No

3

9

8

13

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

1

Individuals with a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act

 

1

1

1

1

 

Individuals whose day to day activities are limited due to health problems or disability lasting at least 12 months

 

1

 

1

1

 

Ethnicity

Black/Black British - Caribbean

 

 

 

2

 

British/ English/ Welsh/ Northern Irish/ Scottish

3

10

8

11

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

1

Religion or belief

No religion or belief

1

5

5

8

 

Christian

2

5

3

4

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

1

 

Sexual orientation

Gay/lesbian

 

1

 

 

 

Heterosexual/ straight

3

8

8

13

1

Prefer not to say

 

1

 

 

1

School attended

UK state run or funded school (selective)

 

1

2

3

 

UK state school (non-selective)

1

6

6

9

1

UK Independent/ fee-paying school (bursary)

 

3

 

 

 

UK Independent/ fee-paying school (no bursary)

1

 

 

 

 

Other

1

 

 

 

 

Don’t know

 

 

 

1

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

1

Highest level of qualification achieved by parents/guardians (by the time individual was 18)

At least one has a degree level qualification

2

7

2

3

 

Qualifications below degree level

1

1

3

6

1

No formal qualifications

 

1

1

2

 

Don’t know

 

 

2

1

 

Prefer not to say

 

1

 

1

1

Roles of main/highest income earner in household (when individual was 14)

Modern professional (e.g. teacher/lecturer, nurse, social worker, artist, software designer)

 

4

1

4

 

Clerical or intermediate occupation (e.g. secretary, office clerk, nursing auxiliary, nursery nurse)

 

1

 

2

 

Senior managers and administrators (e.g. finance manager, chief executive)

 

 

1

1

 

Technical or craft occupation (e.g. tool maker, electrician)

 

1

2

2

 

Semi-routine manual or service occupation (e.g. postal worker, receptionist)

 

1

 

1

1

Routine manual or service occupation (e.g. van driver, cleaner, bar staff)

 

 

1

1

 

Middle or junior manager (e.g. office/retail/restaurant manager)

1

1

1

1

 

Traditional professional (e.g. solicitor, medical practitioner, civil/mechanical engineer)

1

1

1

 

 

Short term unemployed

1

 

 

 

 

Retired

 

 

1

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

1

 

1

1

Primary carer for child under 18

 

1

4

2

2

1

Other caring responsibilities

 

1

 

 

2

 

 

 

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