Diversity Data for 2017

Why we collect data

he Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires regulated practices such as Garner & Hancock  to collect, report and publish data on the diversity of their workforce

QuestionResponseSolicitor (partner/director)SolicitorRole directly supporting fee earner
1. Select the category which best describes your role in the firm522
2. How would you describe your role in the firm?Sole practitioner, partner, member or director of the firm500
Associate or Assistant020
Other employee or staff member002
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
3. Do you have a share in the ownership of your organisation (eg equity partner, shareholder)?Yes00
No422
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response100
4. Do you have responsibility for supervising or managing the work of lawyers or other employees?Yes500
No022
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
5. From the list of age bands below, please indicate the category that includes your current age in years:16 – 24100
25 – 34011
35 – 44000
45 – 54301
55 – 64200
65+010
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
6. What is your gender?Female311
Male211
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
7(a) Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act?Yes000
No522
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
7(b) Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months?Yes, limited a lot000
Yes, limited a little000
No522
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
8. What is your ethnic group?Bangladeshi000
Chinese000
Indian100
Pakistani000
Any other Asian background000
African000
Caribbean000
Any other Black background000
White and Asian000
White and Black African000
White and Black Caribbean000
White and Chinese000
Any other Mixed / multiple ethnic background000
British / English / Welsh / Northern Irish / Scottish422
Irish000
Gypsy or Irish Traveller000
Any other White background000
Arab100
Any other ethnic group000
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
9. What is your religion or belief?No religion or belief / Atheist222
Buddhist000
Christian200
Hindu100
Jewish000
Muslim100
Sikh000
Any other religion000
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
10. What is your sexual orientation?Bisexual000
Gay man000
Gay woman/lesbian000
Heterosexual/straight522
Other000
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
11. Did you mainly attend a state or fee paying school between the ages 11 – 18?UK State School322
UK Independent/Fee-paying School300
Attended school outside the UK000
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
12. If you went to University (to study a BA, BSc course or higher), were you part of the first generation of your family to do so?Yes301
No420
Did not attend University000
Prefer not to say001
Invalid response000
13. Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18?Yes301
No321
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000
14. Do you look after, or give any help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others?No412
Yes, 1 – 19 hours a week210
Yes, 20 – 49 hours a week000
Yes, 50 or more hours a week000
Prefer not to say000
Invalid response000