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Equality & Diversity
Howes Percival is committed to ensuring equality and diversity in everything we do. This commitment is set out in our Equality & Diversity Policy which is available upon request.
We are also a signatory to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter which requires us to take steps to take action to help ensure equality and diversity and carry out an annual assessment of our performance.
Graham Irons is our Equality & Diversity Partner so for further information please contact him.
The following figures relate to a confidential survey carried out by all staff and partners in relation to equality and diversity issued in May 2019 for the firm to implement its Equality and Diversity Policy, its commitment to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter and to ensure compliance with the SRA’s Code. Please note that the summary below is based only upon the responses received to our survey (82%) so is not necessarily fully reflective of the actual diversity of Howes Percival LLP.
Total Percentage of Staff Completing the Survey
How would you describe your role in the firm?
Age Group overall
Age Group by job role
Which gender do you identify with?
Gender by job role
Do you consider your own gender identity to be different from that associated with your sex as registered at birth?
Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010?
Are your day to day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months?
What is your ethnic group?
What is your religion or belief?
What is your sexual orientation?
What type of school did you mainly attend between the ages 11 and 16?
What is the highest level of qualifications achieved by either of your parent(s) or guardian(s) by the time you were 18?
Thinking back to when you were about 14, which best describes the sort of work the main/highest income earner in your household did in their main job?
Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18?
Do you look after or care for someone with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or age (not in a paid capacity)?