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Birketts LLP

PROVIDENCE HOUSE, 141-145 PRINCES STREET, IPSWICH, IP1 1QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01473 232300
Fax:
Fax 01473 230524
DX:
3206 IPSWICH
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk

Corporate social responsibility

We recognise the importance of the community in which we work, our impact on the environment, and our responsibility to contribute to it in a positive way. In the wider world, we understand the importance of managing our business in a sustainable and responsible manner. We believe that we can make a difference and we are committed to doing so.

Our people

We welcome diversity in all its forms. We have a tradition of valuing the benefit of the individual. Diversity enhances social integration by encouraging the recognition of visible and non-visible differences between people. To create better cultural awareness, understanding and communication a diverse workforce is essential.

Birketts LLP is committed to the prevention of unlawful and unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation. Employees are encouraged to reach their full potential and are recognised for their contribution regardless of their gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or political affiliation.

The firm’s culture is built on meritocracy, fairness and mutual respect; where each individual can be treated with dignity.

Our environment

We are committed to minimising waste production and ensuring the efficient use of our resources.

Sourcing locally and sustainable procurement

We are committed to the economic growth of the Eastern region; we seek, wherever possible, to purchase from local suppliers and poffice_ider to purchase material made from recycled products.

Our community

Members of the firm at all levels play an active role in the running of a large number of charitable and voluntary organisations. As part of our commitment to the community, each employee is granted one day per year to undertake a community initiative.

Charitable giving - the Birketts Fund

Our charitable giving is focused on providing support to voluntary and community groups in the region whose primary aim is to improve the quality of people’s lives. The Fund is administered by the Cambridge, Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex Community Foundations and grants are awarded twice a year by a committee comprising a cross-section of staff and Partners of the firm.

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