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Amy Scollan comments on Hunters’ use of social media to attract and increase the diversity of job candidates in EPrivateClient

  • May 30, 2023
  • By Amy Scollan, Partner

Amy’s comments were published in EPrivateClient, 26 May 2023, and can be found here.

In April 2022 the FCA issued a policy statement confirming the introduction of diversity and inclusion (D&I) rules requiring UK listed companies to report information against targets on the representation of women and ethnic minorities on their boards and executive management teams.

While the rules only apply to listed companies, the change represents a wider societal focus on ensuring D&I in the workplace…

‘Amy Scollan, a partner at Hunters Law, says that this has been true in her experience.

The firm has recently started to advertise legal roles and trainee schemes on social media and while there is only a small data set, application software has shown an increasing number of female applicants and a widening in the ethnicity and religious ranges…’

Read the full article: Can Tiktok solve the private client industry’s diversity problem?

               

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