LSB to call on regulators to make law firms and chambers “accountable” over diversity

News Article - 20/02/2015 : Bar Standard Board, Diversity data, equality and diversity, legal compliance, legal futures, legal risk and compliance, legal services board, LSB, regulatory standards, solicitors regulation authority, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance

Regulators need to do more with the diversity data they now collect in order to drive improvements in recruitment and particularly progression and retention within the profession, the Legal Services Board (LSB) will shortly say.

But the...

SRA whittles down diversity data non-compliers to hardcore 100

News Article - 10/06/2014 : Diversity data, enforcement, hr, human resources, Judicial Appointments Commission, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Risk & Compliance

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has cut the number of law firms failing to hand over data on the diversity of their staff from 1,106 to 108.

The regulator said it had made it “very clear” to the remaining firms that...

SRA to carry out ‘lessons learned’ review on diversity data

News Article - 22/01/2014 : diversity, Diversity data, diversity in law firms, law firm, law firms, legal, Legal News, solicitors journal, Solicitors Regulation Association, SRA, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Number of 'high risk events' to be tackled by the regulator doubles in a year.

The SRA has announced that it will be carrying out a "lessons learned exercise" on diversity data. The regulator said earlier...

Diversity deadline looms for thousands of firms

News Article - 16/01/2014 : diversity, Diversity data, diversity monitoring, law firms, Legal News, legal services board, legal workforce, LSB, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, The Law Society, UK law firms, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance

More than 6,000 law firms have yet to submit their workforce diversity data to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the regulator warned yesterday.

They now have less than three weeks until the...