201908.21
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Windrush Compensation Scheme – Public Event

This public event is aimed at affected individuals, community leaders, charities and support groups. It will offer practical information about the Windrush Compensation Scheme in addition to help and support on how to make a claim. For additional information about the Scheme, and information about how to apply, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/windrush-compensation-scheme There is also a…

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BSN North Summer Interprofessional Event

BSN North held its first-ever summer interprofessional networking event earlier this month. With over 100 sign-ups, the positive response to the event highlighted the great demand for professional events that provide an inclusive space for BAME professionals within the North West. Hosted at the classy Refinery bar in Manchester, professionals from a range of industries…

201907.31
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BSN Jobs Board: Legal Roles with Mi5 and Mi6

We are delighted to advertise for the recruitment of a Legal Advisor and an Assistant Legal Adviser on behalf of Mi5 and Mi6 to our network of members. Please continue reading for further information, and use the embedded link to read the full descriptions and for information about how to apply. “Our cases aren’t average….

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Newsletter – Summer 2019

Dear Colleague, We hope you’re enjoying the great British summer so far! We are delighted to share with you our pipeline of initiatives and events for the coming months. We hope you will agree these present exciting opportunities to get involved with BSN’s unique platform of services which benefit its members and stakeholders alike. We appreciate and…

201904.20
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Lambeth Council ‘Aim High’ primary school events

The BSN proudly supports Lambeth Council’s ‘Aim High‘ events to address the attainment gap for Lambeth’s young black Caribbean pupils. The Black Solicitors Network supported Lambeth Schools Partnership’s (LSP) ‘Aim High‘ events by sourcing volunteers within law to run interactive career insight sessions with primary school students in Lambeth. The ‘Aim High‘ events are part…

201903.30
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Ethnic diversity in practice – how to bridge the gap

Article for the Chartered Management Institute, by Paulette Mastin The economic and moral case for ethnic diversity in the workplace is well-rehearsed. McKinsey’s 2018 research on diversity in the workplace revealed that companies with the most ethnically diverse executive teams are 33% more likely to outperform their peers on profitability. This is a compelling business…

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ACCA Panel Member Recruitment

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) are recruiting for the following roles: Chair Lay panel members Accountant panel member, including accountants with audit expertise Regulatory Assessor (auditor) Successful applicants will join ACCA’s panel of regulatory and disciplinary committee members, and will serve on committees making independent decisions in the public interest. What does being…

Vacancies at the Law Commission
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Vacancies at the Law Commission

The Law Commission is looking to appoint two new Law Commissioners. Traditionally, Law Commissioners have been senior Professors, judges, top QCs or leading partners in law firms. However, in this appointment process, the Law Commission are looking well beyond their traditional recruiting grounds and encourage even those without direct experience of law reform to apply….

201902.09
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Black Solicitors Network’s response to the Government’s Ethnicity Pay Reporting consultation: January 2019

“BSN welcomes the introduction of ethnicity pay reporting. Despite race discrimination legislation in the field of employment being in place for over 40 years it, broadly, remains the case that those from ethnic minority backgrounds are more likely to work in low skilled, low paid jobs. Further, within a legal services sector, whilst there has…