Diversity Data Report 2017 - QualitySolicitors Knight Polson

We are required to collect, report and publish data on the diversity of our workforce. This data is confirmed below.
Total number of respondents: 31

Role Category

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director) 10%
Solicitor 39%
Other fee earning role                                                                6%
Role directly supporting a fee earner                                        29%
Managerial role                                                                            3%
IT/HR/other corporate services role                                             10%
Prefer not to say 3%



Age bands (age in years)

16-24 6%
25-34 23%
35-44 26%
45-54 13%
55-64 29%
Prefer not to say 3%


Female        74%
Male 26%

Consider gender indentity to be different from that associated with sex as registered at birth

Yes 3%
No 97%

Partners / Directors / Members / employees with disabilities (according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010)

No 100%

Partners / Directors / Members / employees with a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months (according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010)

Yes 3%
No 97%

Ethnic groups

Asian /Asian British                                                      3%
Mixed / multiple ethnic groups 3%
White 91%
Prefer not to say 3%

Religion or Belief

No religion or belief / Atheist      29%
Christian 59%
Sikh 3%
Any other religion 3%
Prefer not to say 6%

Sexual orientation

Heterosexual/straight  97%
Gay woman/lesbian 3%

Socio-economic background (education) and caring responsibilities

Education: attendance at State or fee paying school between the ages of 11 to 18

UK State School          84%
UK Independent/Fee-paying School 13%
Prefer not to say 3%

Education: Those attending University (to study a BA, BSc course or higher) where they were the first generation in their family to do so

Yes     39%
No 22%
Did not attend University 39%

Caring responsibilities: Those who are the primary carer for a child or children under 18

Yes 26%
No 74%

Those who look after, or give any help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others because of either long-term physical or mental ill-health / disability or problems related to old age

No      91%
Yes, 1 - 19 hours a week 9%


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