Equality and Diversity Data 2019

Why we collect data

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

This is a summary of your responses
QuestionResponseSolicitor partners (sole practitioner, member or director)Solicitor (not partner)Other fee earning roleRole directly supporting fee earnerManagerial Role
1. Select the category which best describes your role in the firm51151
2. Age16 – 2413
25 – 341
35 – 441
45 – 54221
55 – 642
65+
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
3. Gender identityMan411
Woman1141
Other preferred description
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
4. Transgender (gender identity different from your registered sex at birth)Yes
No51151
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
Question not asked
5. Disability (according to Equality Act)Yes1
No51141
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
6. Day-to-day activities limited due to health problem or disability lasting at least 12 monthsYes, limited a lot
Yes, limited a little
No41151
Prefer not to say1
Invalid/no response to this question
7. EthnicityBangladeshi
Chinese
Indian12
Pakistani
Any other Asian background
African
Caribbean
Any other Black background
White and Asian
White and Black African
White and Black Caribbean
White and Chinese
Any other Mixed / multiple ethnic background1
British / English / Welsh / Northern Irish / Scottish3121
Irish1
Gypsy or Irish Traveller
Any other White background1
Arab
Any other ethnic group
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
8. Religion or beliefNo religion or belief / Atheist1112
Buddhist
Christian211
Hindu1
Jewish
Muslim
Sikh1
Any other religion or belief1
Prefer not to say1
Invalid/no response to this question
9. Sexual orientationBi
Gay/Lesbian
Heterosexual/straight51151
Other
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
10. School type from 11 to 16UK State-run or state-funded school – selective on academic, faith or other grounds12
UK State-run or state-funded school – non-selective2121
UK Independent or fee-paying school – bursary
UK Independent or fee-paying school – no bursary21
Attended school outside the UK1
Other
Don’t know
Prefer not to say
Invalid/no response to this question
Question not asked
11. Highest level of qualifications achieved by either of your parent(s)/guardian(s) by the time you were 18At least one has a degree level qualification2112
Qualifications below degree level22
No formal qualifications11
Don’t know
Not applicable
Other
Prefer not to say1
Invalid/no response to this question
Question not asked
12. Work of the main/ highest income earner in your household when you were aged about 14Modern professional occupations such as: teacher/lecturer, nurse, physiotherapist, social worker, welfare officer, artist, musician, police officer (sergeant or above), software designer12
Clerical and intermediate occupations such as: secretary, personal assistant, clerical worker, office clerk, call centre agent, nursing auxiliary, nursery nurse1
Senior managers and administrators usually responsible for planning, organising and co-ordinating work and for finance such as: finance manager, chief executive1
Technical and craft occupations such as: motor mechanic, fitter, inspector, plumber, printer, tool maker, electrician, gardener, train driver1
Semi-routine manual and service occupations such as: postal worker, machine operative, security guard, caretaker, farm worker, catering assistant, receptionist, sales assistant1
Routine manual and service occupations such as: HGV driver, van driver, cleaner, porter, packer, sewing machinist, messenger, labourer, waiter / waitress, bar staff2
Middle or junior managers such as: office manager, retail manager, bank manager, restaurant manager, warehouse manager, publican
Traditional professional occupations such as: accountant, solicitor, medical practitioner, scientist, civil/mechanical engineer21
Short term unemployed (claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance or earlier unemployment benefit for a year or less)
Long term unemployed (claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance or earlier unemployment benefit for more than a year)
Inactive (excluding those that are retired)
Retired
Not applicable
Other
Don’t know
Prefer not to say1
Invalid/no response to this question
Question not asked
13. Primary carer for a child under 18Yes1
No51141
Prefer not to say
Invalid / no response to this question
14. Time spent providing unpaid care for those with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or ageNo41151
Yes, 1 – 19 hours a week1
Yes, 20 – 49 hours a week
Yes, 50 or more hours a week
Prefer not to say
Invalid / no response to this question

Number of non-respondents: 5