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ENV.programsIDAHOBIT DayLGBTIQ+ see it as a differentiator for our clients andAwareness trainingTraining committeesInternational Women's DayPay EquityPUBLISHED IMPROVEMENT MANAGEMENTTARGET SYSTEM (EMS)our people.- LGBTIQ+ awareness unconscious AmbassadorStructured female advancement programIN DEVT Training - Gender inclusion 65% 0.00%Our 2019 firm wide engagement surveybias and inclusionWear it SCOPE 995tPurple POLICY 62% 78% TWO 65%revealed strong engagement across the firm.34%Our comprehensive learning frameworkFEMALE FEMALE FEMALE 0.06t/m2 0.00t/m2defines clear development pathwaysGICAL WGENDERE R U S Afocusing on building capabilities across legalL O E L TARGET STAFF STAFF P G SCOPE 535tEQUITY PARTNERS LEGALNON-LEGAL 33% 1.8%skills and knowledge; commercial acumenO L A E THREE 3t/e 4t/e 35%INITIATIVES: B Pand leadership to sustain and grow highH E CERTIFICATION: 0 .6 mplo e e 0 .0 mplo e ey yperforming teams and deliver great clientCBlack Dog programsPEFCFSCNCOSY Psychological support/EAP I NOTHERservice. 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We continueLE W OR K STAFF to embed workplace flexibility of allI B P L SURVEYS22% 44%dimensions, health and wellbeing initiatives,X Aattractive and equitable rewards andL ECareer break/Sabbaticals CINITIATIVES:benefits, and facilitate mentoring,FCarer's leaveFlexible hours ofE % of\x1fce aworkFlexible working comms andbilitynetworking and career developmentsupportJob sharingPart timevailaopportunities for all. optionsPhased retirementPurchase LeaveReturn from leave concessions Study leaveRemote working tools and systemsTime in lieuUnpaid leave Volunteer leave Headcount: 804 (FTE)Floor Area: 16,184m2POLICY142 WEEKS WEEKS 75%Sparke Helmore Lawyers has a client first approach to everything we do. We are aLE PAID PARENTAL LEAVE RETURN TO firm with nine offices across Australia, serving the needs of the insurance,I TA B G I OUR COMMUNITYLEAVE government, financial services, technology, mining, construction and propertyRPRIMARY SECONDARY WORK AFTER VCARER CARER PARENTALA IINITIATIVES: N SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: sectors.HCorporate donations GOur expertise spans corporate and commercial to construction, workplace toC appealsInternal appealsExternal events and insurance, IP to IPOs, mining to manufacturing, and property to procurement. and collectionsWorkplace giving matchingWorkplace CT / RIS We provide support and build connections through our pro bono legal andA L V O L U N giving programsK community investment programs.TOUR GOVERNANCE D U M We are dedicated to taking action to assist our local communities,G INITIATIVES: IN DEVTN A L E E ESUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:O N ensuring a positive and supportive workplace for our people, and we Blood donationsBoardsGIVING GIVINGCORPORATE CORPORATEC POLICY ACharity events and appeals R PROGRAM VOLUNTEERINGconsciously operate to maintain a business that is environmentallyNGeneral Community Volunteering Sparke Helmore is a national partnership and law firm. TheF GOrganised volunteering activities I Nfirms governance arrangements are set out in a PartnershipO sustainable. OPaid volunteer time for employeesDeed. The partners elect a Board responsible for theNESkilled volunteering Goverall direction and strategy of the firm, and the Board inE M IN DEVTturn appoints a number of Board subcommittees to assist,D Eincluding the Audit and Risk Committee. The partners electO N NON-PROFIT/ NON LEGAL PARTICIPATIONa National Managing Partner (NMP) to manage the day toC CODE OF COMPLAINTS RISK BCP OR T PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES VOLUNTEERINGCOMMUNITY VOLUNTEERING IN NON LEGALCONDUCT & GRIEVANCE MANAGEMENT ERPday operation of the partnership and the partnershipTRAINING MECHANISM PLANbusiness consistent with the strategy and direction set bySTAINA L E G AL PRO B O N N O US RECO N C Ithe Board.U M BLE O L IS INA FurtherThe NMP is advised by an Executive Committee whichH A N A information E AG Tfrom AusLSAincludes National Practice Group Leaders. 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