- Wednesday, 18 February 2015
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 will shortly say.
Tags: Diversity data, equality and diversity, Legal Services Board, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Barristers, hrtraining, Latest news, Legal Executives, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Board, Other lawyers, Solicitors
- Friday, 13 June 2014
The Bar Standards Board has set itself a minimum target of 30% for diversity data collection from barristers on sexuality, religion and disability. It is also planning more work on the under-representation of women at the bar, and reports of harassment and discrimination.
Tags: bar standards board, Diversity data, Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA
Posted in Barristers, Latest news, Regulation
- Monday, 9 June 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority 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 they would face enforcement action.
Tags: Diversity data, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in hrtraining, Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
Legal education and training is not fit for today, let alone the future, and the approach of the main professional bodies to the need for greater accessibility and flexibility could not have been more different.
Since abolition of the common renewal date, practices have been free to choose when to renew their professional indemnity insurance. We estimate that around 30-40% now renew between March and April.