Where you were born, your socio-economic background, your ethnicity, your sexuality, your gender: none of these things should affect whether you fulfil your potential.
We believe that building an inclusive environment simply makes sense. Our clients know that diverse teams do better thinking. And we know that you’ll be at your best when you feel you belong.
We study every part of the firm through the lens of inclusion. It’s a core part of our recruitment process, it’s part of how we progress our people and it’s part of how our leaders are measured and rewarded.
It’s important to us to keep learning and improving. It’s why we collaborate with outside organisations like Stonewall, Race for Opportunity and Working Families. We choose to publish our gender and our ethnicity pay-gaps every year, and we hold ourselves to stretching targets on inclusion, diversity and social equality.
You can read more about our approach to inclusion on our careers site.
We know that creating a truly inclusive, diverse and equal firm is about more than recruitment. We’re constantly working on it, with a range of initiatives. Some focus on breaking down barriers to access our firm. Others are designed to ensure the best people progress equally.
The Black Lives Matter movement has created a precious moment in history. And it’s a moment we don’t want to waste. We have committed to redoubling our efforts at every level, to push harder for faster and more significant change in our firm. We’re working together on five priority areas of our Action Plan: