Ranked No.2 2017
With numerous resources devoted to D&I, it is no surprise that Ernst & Young (EY) ranked second on this year’s Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List. Their ﬂexible recruitment, charitable foundation, staﬀ networks and clear strategy have all contributed to ensuring this large organisation is recognised as one of the UK’s most inclusive organisations. EY have demonstrated transparent focus on creating parity in the workplace for all of their people, committing signiﬁcant time, resources, energy and creative juice to the challenge. Over the past ﬁve years in particular, they have taken signiﬁcant action to improve the attraction and retention of women and ethnic minorities at all levels of the organisation. They have increased their female partner population in UK and Ireland to 20% and their female senior manager population to 41% (up from 35% in 2012). They have increased their ethnic minority partner population to 8% (up from 4%) and 21.41% of their employees are from a black or minority background building a stronger talent pipeline.