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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services toolkit – Appendix

Appendix A Sub-sector specific guidance Law firms   Data Additional reporting The Solicitors Regulation Authority requires law firms to collect and publish diversity data about their staff, including data about social mobility. For further details about the requirements and the social mobility data that must be collected, please view their website. The guidance also covers […]

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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services toolkit – Advocacy

Advocacy Share practice, support peers and drive sector-wide change.

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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services toolkit – Progression

Progression Support all staff to access opportunities to develop.

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Financial and professional services toolkit – Hiring

Hiring Ensure practices are accessible and equitable to all applicants.

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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services toolkit – Outreach

Outreach Maximise engagement with a wide range of prospective applicants.

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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services toolkit – Measurement

Why data matters Measuring the socio-economic background of your employees and potential recruits is the critical first step. It helps you know what needs to be done in order to improve the socio-economic diversity and inclusion in your organisation. We’ve consulted with dozens of academic experts, think tanks, charities and employers to produce this simple […]

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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services toolkit – Culture and leadership

Culture and leadership Ensure a compelling, shared vision across your organisation.

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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

Financial and professional services Toolkit – Data

Data Understand the current situation; inform activities; evaluate change.

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Recap: T Levels: What, why, where and how?

T Levels are a new alternative to A levels and other further education courses in England. Equivalent to 3 A levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into employment, higher education or apprenticeships. Each T Level includes an in-depth industry placement that lasts at least 45 days, so students spend […]

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Social mobility and senior roles: why is it important?

14/11/2022

We were delighted to contribute to this article from d&i Leaders (Diversity and Inclusion Leaders), looking at why it’s important for social mobility that people don’t just ‘get in’ to organisations, but are also supported to ‘get on’ and progress in their careers.

Senior leaders from different socio-economic backgrounds have so much to offer organisations, and it’s great to see more and more people recognising the impact that diverse leadership can have.

Not sure where to start? Check out our toolkits for actionable steps to create an organisation where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. https://lnkd.in/dFWDx3M

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