Lloyds Banking Group has been named the most inclusive employer in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2017. The Top 100 Employers list, compiled from 439 organisation’s submissions to the Workplace Equality Index, is a benchmarking tool used by employers to assess their achievements and progress on LGBT equality in the workplace. Each participant must demonstrate their expertise in 10 distinct areas of employment policy and practice, including networking groups, career development, training, and community engagement. More than 92,000 staff also took part in an anonymous survey about their employers’ attitudes towards workplace culture, diversity, and inclusion. Employer of the year went to Lloyds Banking Group; law firm Pinsent Masons came second and J.P. Morgan bank came third.
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