The Financial Conduct Authority moves up to 40th place in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers 2016 rankings

Published: 19/01/2016     Last Modified: 19/01/2016

For the second consecutive year, the Financial Conduct Authority has been recognised as one of the top hundred Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT)-friendly places to work. Stonewall’s annual Workplace Equality Index brings together top-performing organisations who have consistently demonstrated exemplary practice in supporting LGBT staff.

This year the FCA moved up the ranking significantly from 82 to 40, by demonstrating a commitment to being an inclusive place to work. This public recognition and improved position follows a range of initiatives, programmes and activities led by the FCA’s teams.

Tracey McDermott, Acting Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, said: “We are delighted to be listed among Stonewall's top 100 LGBT friendly employers. The fact that we have moved up the index is a great achievement. We are proud to have visible LGBT leaders throughout the organisation and regularly engage with our teams to actively embed diversity and inclusion in our day-to-day work.” 

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