2019 AWARDS

2019 AWARDS

Diversity and CSR – Why Law Firms are Committing to Change

by | Apr 6, 2014 | Industry News | 0 comments

The Lawyer – May 29th, 2014

The words ‘diversity’ and ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) appear on the majority of law firm websites. But what do firms actually mean by these terms and how important are they?

Initially, diversity focused mainly on an employer’s statutory and legal responsibilities with an emphasis on equal opportunities. The legal obligations have evolved over time, with the Equality Act 2010 being the latest legislation to link diversity and equality and to strengthen an employee’s protection against discrimination in certain situations. The Solicitors Regulation Authority also subjects law firms to requirements on equality and diversity.

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