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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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December 3, 2020 | SMC Admin

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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State of the Nation 2022 report – key insights

Our recently published State of the Nation 2022 report contains key insights on the state of social mobility right now in the UK. Using an innovative set of metrics, we were able to establish a new framework, the Social Mobility Index, to measure how socially mobile people are across the UK now, and in decades […]

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Achieving change together – ACT: driving social mobility in our profession

12/08/2022

Article from The Law Society president, I. Stephanie Boyce, on why she made #socialmobility a key priority for her presidency and what she has found out from roundtables held across the country as part of an Industry consultation.

Building an #evidence base was unanimously seen as a fundamental step for planning for #action to improve socio-economic diversity and inclusion in an organisation.

Stephanie joins us for our next employer event to discuss the importance of #culture and #leadership – find out more here, as well as how to register: http://ow.ly/khYf50KixK0

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