SRA diversity data collection system

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2 February 2015


Riliance200Riliance is pleased to announce the launch of its diversity survey system for 2015.

Last year saw Riliance add the data collection tool to help firms collect and collate their equality and diversity data in line with SRA requirements.

The Riliance diversity survey system saw 3000 unique firms utilise the tool with well over 120,000 surveys completed, covering a significant proportion of the profession.

Over 1000 firms started planning early by pre-registering to use the diversity survey system in 2015 and will shortly receive their automated login details

The SRA recently announced that the reporting period for firms to feed their collected data to it will be 1 April – 30 June 2015 and suggested that firms could start the data collection process immediately.

Firms are required to collect and collate their data in an anonymous and aggregated format to protect personal details before feeding into their prescribed portal, details of which will be announced in due course.

The Riliance diversity survey system has been designed with input from the Law Society and guidance from the SRA to make the process of collecting data as simple as possible and will produce a firm wide report that directly matches the data fields within the SRAs prescribed reporting portal.

As the survey is based around the information required by the Legal Services Board (LSB) any sector regulated under the LSB could use the survey tool.

The Riliance Diversity system provides the necessary functionality to enable practices to:

  • Give all members of staff the ability to submit their details in a completely confidential and anonymous manner
  • Manage and collate survey results
  • Produce a diversity report that can be used to feed data into the SRA and the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter.
  • Store diversity statistics securely for future years to aid in identifying trend.

Full details and registration can be found at www.legaldiversity.co.uk

The Riliance brand is synonymous with risk and compliance and our products are designed to help legal practices manage all aspects of regulatory compliance.

For details of our market leading services, visit: www.riliance.co.uk or call 01829 731200



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