National Equality Standard

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NES Breakfast Session, 8 September 2014


Linklaters has become the first organisation to successfully achieve certification against the UK National Equality Standard (NES).

At a special event to mark the occasion, Steve Varley, EY UK&I Chairman and Simon Davies, Linklaters’ Firmwide Managing Partner, were joined by 100 representatives from some of the UK’s leading businesses in a packed event at London’s Roast restaurant.

The 2020 Campaign, Ethnic Diversity in Business, 15th December 2014


Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable today welcomed a business led drive to recruit more diverse executives to the boards of Britain’s biggest companies. The private sector initiative, called The 2020 Campaign, has set a target of no all-white boards amongst the FTSE 100 by five years’ time.