19 January 2017
Clifford Chance has been named one of the top five UK employers in the annual Stonewall Workplace Equality Index
International law firm Clifford Chance has been ranked 4th, rising from last year's position at 9th, in this year's Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. The list is compiled from submissions to the Workplace Equality Index, a powerful benchmarking tool used by employers to create inclusive workplaces. Now in its thirteenth year, the list celebrates the pioneering efforts of leading organisations to create inclusive workplaces.
David Bickerton, Clifford Chance London Managing partner and Arcus Ally, comments: ''We are committed to trying to maintain an inclusive environment for our people so that they can be themselves at work. We are delighted that our progress has been recognised, placing us in the UK's top five LGBT-friendly employers."
Duncan Bradshaw, Director of Membership Programmes, at Stonewall said " Clifford Chance and all those who have made this year’s Top 100 Employers list have done a fantastic job, and really do put equality and inclusion at the forefront of their work. We were thrilled to have 439 submissions for this year’s Index, one of the most competitive yet, and I would like to thank each and every organisation that took part. With your continued efforts and hard work, we will continue to work toward a world where all lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff are welcomed and accepted without exception in their workplaces.”