Our Purpose Careers at the FRC Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

At the FRC, we are passionate about creating an open, healthy, and inclusive workplace culture that promotes diversity and encourages employees to be their authentic self.

We believe Diversity and Inclusion matters at the FRC because as a growing organisation, we want to attract the best candidates for our vacancies and we can only do that if we are attracting talent from a diverse pool. We also place a premium on talent development and want all employees to realise their full potential and achieve their career aspirations whatever their background.

The FRC recognises that our workforce is greatly enhanced by valuing individual differences and understanding that everyone brings a unique and beneficial perspective to the organisation. That’s why Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of our Values and Behaviours.

Meet the Network Chairs and D&I Lead:

Anthony Shivbarat - Talent Development and Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Chair of FRC D&I Committee
I believe that Diversity and Inclusion matters not only because it guides how we build our teams as a growing organisation, it also shapes our culture and employee brand and is key to helping everyone realise their potential and making the FRC a great place to work – the evidence is insurmountable on this. 
Chris Nelson - Forensic Accountant,Co-Chairs, FRC Pride Network

Matt Phillips - Project Director, Audit Market Supervision
Co-Chairs, FRC Pride Network

At the FRC we believe that regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity everyone should feel comfortable being themselves at work. Our Pride network provides a welcoming, safe and collegiate networking and social group for our LGBTQIA+ staff. 
Sanila Khaliq - IntrimCo-chair for Embrace

The purpose of EmbRACE is to help foster an environment of inclusion and openness within the FRC regarding issues of race, ethnicity and cultural background and how these intersect with colleagues’ other interests and experiences. 
Janice Joannou- Learning Design and Delivery Manager, Member of the Disability Network

The FRC established the Disability Network to recognise the ongoing challenges disabled people face throughout the UK, and to ensure that the FRC remains a supportive, barrier-free and encouraging workplace for all disabilities, whether they be physical, mental, visible or hidden in nature. 
Helen Grimshaw - Senior Economist and Head of Strategy & Analytics, Social Mobility Working Group

The FRC’s Social Mobility Working Group is dedicated to promoting and supporting social mobility at the FRC and in the professions we regulate. We want people from all social backgrounds to feel comfortable, be valued, and prosper. The Group meets regularly to discuss how best we can support social mobility in the FRC, and in our wider work, as well as writing regular blogs on subjects like mentoring and imposter syndrome. 

Our Values 

The FRC’s Purpose is to serve the public interest by setting high standards of corporate governance, reporting and audit and by holding to account those responsible for delivering them.

Our Values are to be Independent, Fair, Effective, and Influential and to demonstrate these by our supporting behaviours. Our values guide, our behaviours day by day, and how we work together: