Modern Families

Pinsent Masons LLP, Winner 2016, The Centrica Best for Modern Families Award

Pinsent Masons’ approach to modern families is practical, collaborative and has an impressive community focus. From the outset, recruitment messages reflect the company’s aim of encouraging applications from all backgrounds and recruitment suppliers have been told of Pinsent Masons’ diversity and inclusion expectations. There are gender balanced shortlists for senior roles, adverts are placed in specialist diversity publications and there is an annual review of the diversity of applicants… Read More

J.P. Morgan, Finalist 2016, The Centrica Best for Modern Families Award

At J.P. Morgan the approach to recruiting and retaining people with modern family lives is comprehensive and wide-ranging. It starts with recruitment where a varied range of strategies are used to ensure recruitment is from the widest pool of talent possible. This includes targeted advertising through Stonewall, Timewise and EmployAbility and through universities known for their part-time courses and high proportion of mature students. All J.P. Morgan advertisements use inclusive imagery, particularly demonstrating support for LGBT equality, disability equality and support for older candidates. J.P. Morgan is also careful to ensure that gender-neutral language is used and promotes the fact that it is an inclusive employer widely… Read More

Santander, Finalist 2016, The Centrica Best for Modern Families Award

At Santander, the latest innovation in the area of family leave and flexible working, with a specific focus on modern families, is the introduction of a grandparent extension to Shared Parental Leave (SPL). This scheme is designed for employees who are expecting or adopting a child and wish to share their parental leave with their parents who must also work at Santander UK… Read More

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