Whiting & Partners Staff Diversity Questionnaire

7th June 2019
Whiting & Partners are accredited to perform the reserved legal service of non-contentious probate and are required to collect, report and
publish diversity data about their employees.
Based on the responses received the results for the year ended 31st March 2019 are:-
Question Response Results %
Partner Manager Qualified Training
1. About you ICAEW Chartered Accountant 11 6 3 3 23 25
Other Chartered Accountant 2 9 6 5 22 24
Other accountant 6 9 13 28 30
Legally qualified 2 2 2
Other profession 1 2 2 5 5
Direct support staff 3 3
Other 9 10
Prefer not to say 5 5
2. Age 16-24 20 22
25-34 21 23
35-44 16 17
45-54 15 16
55-64 18 19
65 and over 3 3
3. Gender Male 40 43
Female 52 56
Trans 1 1
4. Disability (a) Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act?
Yes 3 3
No 88 95
Prefer not to say 2 2
(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 little 8 9
No 83 89
Prefer not to say 2 2
5. Ethnic group Mixed/multiple ethnics groups
Other mixed/multiple ethnic background 2 2
White
British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish 89 96
Any other White background 2 2
6. Faith Buddhist 1 1
Christian 44 47
Prefer not to say 1 1
No Religion 47 51
7. Socio-economic background (a) 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?
Yes 17 18
No 13 14
Did not attend 63 68
(b) Did you mainly attend a state or fee-paying school between the ages 11–18?
UK state school 81 87
UK independent/fee-paying school 8 9
Attended school outside the UK 3 3
Prefer not to say 1 1
8. Social mobility (a) Did any of your parent(s) or guardian(s) complete a university degree course or equivalent (e.g., BA, BSc or higher)?
Yes 15 16
No 76 82
I don’t know 2 2
(b) Which of these is your highest level of qualifications?
1 – 4 O Levels / CSEs / GCSEs (any grades), Entry Level, Foundation Diploma 5 5
5+ O levels (passes), CSEs (grade 1), GCSEs (grades A*-C), School Certificate, 1 A level/2-3 7 8
AS levels/VCEs, Higher Diploma 2 2
NVQ Level 2, Intermediate GNVQ, City and Guilds Craft, BTEC First/General Diploma, RSA 1 1
Diploma 1 1
2+ A levels/VCEs, 4+ AS levels, Higher School Certificate, Progression/Advanced Diploma 9 10
NVQ Level 3, Advanced GNVQ, City and Guilds Advanced Craft, ONC, OND, BTEC National 3 3
Undergraduate degree 13 14
Masters degree 2 2
NVQ Level 4 – 5, HNC, HND, RSA Higher Diploma, BTEC Higher Level 4 4
Professional Qualifications 38 41
Other vocational/work-related qualifications 3 3
No qualifications 1 1
Prefer not to say 4 4


 
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