British top LGBT-inclusive employers 2019 have been announced

A law firm, the security service MI5 and a fire brigade have been named among the best LGBT employers by the charity Stonewall.

Pinsent Masons LLP was found to be the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employer in the UK. MI5, Lloyds Banking Group and Cheshire fire and rescue were also listed by the charity, as well as the Welsh government.

Stonewall’s Top 100 is the UK’s leading list ranking employers from across public, private and third sectors on how inclusive their workplaces are.

This year’s list was the largest ever with 445 employers from across different sectors vying for a spot in the list.

The charity collects more than 92,000 anonymous responses from employees on their experience of the UK’s workplace culture and diversity.

Pinsent Masons was was found to have a range of inclusive policies and practices for lesbian, gay and bi staff, and has introduced specific trans-inclusive staff training.

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