Today, Jeremey Hunt, the Chancellor of the Exchequer (the UK’s Finance Minister), unveiled in the Houses of Parliament his “Autumn Statement for Growth”. Whilst not a “Budget”, the Autumn Statement allows a Chancellor to set out a range of Tax and regulatory measures. It is...
People are the main driver of our firm’s success. The quality of people within our firm and the breadth of experience and interests ensures we are close to our clients and our community. Our recruitment policies are such that we recruit the best possible candidates irrespective of sex, race, religion or any other form of discrimination.
Our 2023 survey showed that complementing our five partners, 44% of our other staff are managers or qualified and 41% are training towards qualifications. 50% of our staff are female; 18% are under 25 and 41% are aged 25-34, with the remaining staff spread across the age bands 35-44, 45-54, 55-64 and over 65. Whilst 44% of staff are white British, we have staff from ten other ethnic groups; 38% have no religion and 53% are Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or other religion. Currently no staff have responded that they are disabled, however 5% are limited because of a long-term health problem or disability. 51% of staff attended a UK state school, and during their school years, 19% received free school meals and 19% were in households receiving income support; 59% of staff went to university.
As we are a training firm, our staff are predominantly under the age of 35 and this been reflected in our survey results. The survey also shows a wide mix of backgrounds within the firm.