Analysis: All being equal
A number of UK law firms have entered Race for Opportunity's latest diversity report, but the pressure to demonstrate action on diversity is not coming from general counsel, as it is in the US. Ed Thornton reports on who is putting the pressure on law firms and companies to recognise the business case for racial and social diversity
Diversity, to paraphrase William James, is paved with good intentions. In this age of political correctness, the majority of companies at least pay lip service to the idea of equal opportunities, claiming they are committed to employing staff from a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds.
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