Our people, alongside our heritage, is what makes us unique. We are proud of our people and take pride in our heritage and culture which are rooted in our core values.
Everyone in the firm is treated as an individual and with trust, integrity and respect. We listen to and encourage, the views and suggestions of our staff and are strongly supportive of each other
Communication - we communicate openly and clearly and endeavour to include people in decisions that affect them, where possible
We provide excellent training and work opportunities to ensure that our people have a stimulating workplace and an opportunity to achieve job satisfaction and develop their career as they wish. We have an extensive learning and development schedule for all staff and operate a transparent career development programme
Winner of the Best Trainer award in the medium regional law firm category 2017 and 2018 at the LawCareers.NetTraining and Recruitment Awards
The health and safety of our people is paramount and we maintain best practice in all our HR and Health & Safety policies and procedures
Wellbeing – the firm is committed to helping staff achieve better quality working lives by creating an environment where they feel safe, valued and part of a supportive work community. Our Health and Wellbeing policy outlines how the firm supports staff in a range of initiatives including working arrangements, benefits, learning and development and support and guidance available on a variety of health and wellbeing issues
Charity, sports and social committee – comprising members of staff across the firm, the committee meets at least three times a year. It organises a range of sporting events and social activities providing everyone with regular opportunities to come together as a way of creating our own community at work
We ensure that people are rewarded fairly and recognise the importance of a competitive total reward package. We run a number of reward schemes which provide staff with the opportunity to share in the financial success of the firm
The firm provides a range of benefits and discounts which are not only of value to staff but also help support our local businesses
Equality and diversity - our commitment to promote diversity and inclusion, prevent discrimination and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment, is set out in the firm’s Equality & Diversity policy. This approach applies to every aspect of interaction while at work, underpins the firm’s values and encourages a culture of respect, understanding and excellence. For a full breakdown or diversity and equality data please click: Equality and Diversity.