The CPS has been awarded a Silver banding for both gender and race in the Business in the Community Diversity and Wellbeing Benchmark 2015, the UK's most comprehensive benchmark for workplace gender and race diversity.
97 organisations submitted workforce data on gender and race, and were assessed on a range of key areas, including career progression, recruitment, supplier diversity, and senior management and board representation of ethnic minorities and women.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) scored 82% (72 out of 88) in the 2014-15 Disability Standard evaluation. This means that we entered the Business Disability Forum's 'Roll of Honour' as achieving Silver.
This report helps us to measure and report on our commitment and progress to key internal and external stakeholders, including regulators. It also helps to target resources to business need, and implement cost effective, practical improvements
Now in its tenth year, the index from campaigning group Stonewall tracks the impact of workplace culture on gay, lesbian and bisexual employees and is a key barometer of diversity practices. The 2014 index, which also included a survey of more than 9,700 gay and lesbian employees, had 369 entries across many sectors, and the CPS appears at number 35.
The CPS LGBT Network was also awarded Star Performer Network, indicating that Network makes an invaluable contribution to the experience of LGB staff in the organisation and beyond.