We're proud to be named in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2022 of top 100 employers

23 February 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have placed 77th in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers List for LGBTQ+ people.
 

Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers List ranks organisations on their efforts and commitment to create welcoming environments for their lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer staff. Organisations are ranked by a set of standardised criteria, which include ensuring HR policies are inclusive of LGBTQ+ people, as well as supporting and celebrating LGBTQ+ identities at work.

Our inclusion in the Top 100 Employers List is an incredible accomplishment and is a credit to the hard work of our LGBTQ+ and Allies Network and the Human Resources team.

We are also celebrating as we have received the Gold award for our commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion at work.  This award forms part of Stonewall’s Bring Yourself to Work campaign, which highlights the importance of inclusive work environments and the life-changing impact of being able to bring your whole self to work.

Liz Ward (she/her), Director of Programmes at Stonewall said: 

We’re delighted for Kingsley Napley whose incredible work towards LGBTQ+ inclusion this year has seen them land at 77th place in the Top 100. Every employer has a duty to make sure that their LGBTQ+ staff are free from discrimination at work, and our Top 100 list, alongside our Workplace Equality Index, helps organisations reflect on their inclusion journey and celebrate best practice."

We spend so much of our time at work, and our career can be a huge part of how we define ourselves. Every single lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer person should be able to be themself at work. From understanding how HR policies, such as parental leave, will affect them, to being reassured that they can speak openly about their lives and partners at the coffee machine, the impact of inclusive workplaces can be life-changing."

Emily Elliott (she/her), Chair of the LGBTQ+ and Allies Network at Kingsley Napley LLP has said:

I am so proud that Stonewall has recognised our culture and the progress we have made as a firm. I am honoured to be surrounded by KNers who are inspiring LGBTQ role models, dedicated allies, and supportive colleagues.  It is a privilege to work with such a wonderful group of people and I look forward to continuing our journey as an inclusive firm.”

This year’s Top 100 Employers List can be found on Stonewall’s website.  You’ll also find more information about the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusion, and more information on how the Top 100 Employers List is created.

About Stonewall

Stonewall is the UK’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, working to create a world where every lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer person is free to be themselves – wherever they are. It was founded in 1989 by a small group of people who wanted to break down barriers to equality. Stonewall continues to campaign on LGBT equality as well as work with employers and schools to create environments which allow LGBTQ+ people to thrive.    

For more information on Stonewall’s work with organisations, through its Diversity Champions programme, and some of the press coverage during summer 2021 please see our FAQs here.

To get involved visit us at www.stonewall.org.uk    Registered charity number 110125

 

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