Murray Hills is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its professional activities with clients, personnel and all other third parties that have dealings with the firm. As part of our Equality and Diversity policy and in compliance with our regulatory obligations, we monitor this by conducting surveys and analysing the data to demonstrate its effectiveness and highlight any areas for further development.
The below summary provides the data aggregated from our surveys conducted in 2021 and is accurate as at 27 July 2021.
Our workforce diversity date is published on a combined basis for the whole firm to mitigate the risk of identification of individuals:-
Age breakdown: 16-24 years – 21%, 25-34 years – 21%, 35-44 years – 10% 45-54 years – 5%, 55-64 years – 32%, over 65 years 11%.
Gender: The gender spilt of our staff is 74% female and 26% male.
Disability: None of our staff have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2012.
Ethnicity: 100% of our current staff are white British.
Socio-economic background: 79% of our staff attended UK state schools, 5% of our staff attended UK faith selective state schools, 11% attended UK Independent/Fee paying schools and 5% attended UK Independent/Fee paying schools with a bursary. If members of our staff went to University then 79% were in the first generation of their family to do so, 16% were not the first generation of their family to do so.
Caring Responsibilities: 32% of our staff care for at least one child under the age of 18 years and 21% of our staff care for someone with long term physical or mental ill heath caused by disability or age for 1-19 hours a week.