Commentators have often described Professional Service firms’ leadership as, ‘Pale, Male and Stale,’ with female and BME incumbents finding it difficult to break into their leadership teams’ ‘Old Boys’ Clubs.’
This topic has received a lot of attention in recent years and positive change can be seen. This case study shares the experience of one of the Big Four firms who showed courage to address this in a meaningful way.
As a major student recruiter, EY play an important role in helping to develop the UK’s future business leaders and the skills of the UK workforce. They have taken bold steps to create a level playing field for talented young people looking to enter the profession, regardless of their background.