Corporate Responsibility

We consider ourselves a responsible business. Responsible in the way we look after our clients. Responsible in the way we conduct ourselves. Responsible in the way we look after our people.  We also understand our role in our local community, the industries in which we work and in society as a whole. By behaving responsibly, respectfully and with integrity, we hope that we can have a positive impact on all those who interact with the firm.

Below is a brief outline of our Corporate Responsibility activity.

Our industries

We are proud of the role that we play in the industries and sectors in which we work.  Over the years we have become associated with a variety of bodies that support the creative industries.  Here is a snapshot of our current activity in this area.

Education

We have strong relationships with the following educational organisations and support them in a variety of ways including delivering elements of the courses, mentoring and supporting the development of the programming.

Affiliations

Music Managers Forum

Lee & Thompson is proud to be an Associate of the Music Managers Forum (MMF), the largest representative body of artist management in the world, which exists as a lobbying organisation to further the interests of music business managers and the artists they represent. Andrew Thompson played a significant role in the creation of the MMF in 1987 and Lee & Thompson has provided legal advice to it on a pro bono basis ever since. In 2003 both Robert Lee and Andrew Thompson were inducted into the prestigious MMF Roll of Honour and were recipients of the MMF Founders Award.

The Association of Independent Festivals

Lee & Thompson is proud to be a “friend” of The Association of Independent Festivals, a non-profit trade association created to represent UK independent music festivals. The aim is to help the businesses of AIF’s individual members, and help the needs of the independent festival sector.

Our people

Values

We believe that Lee & Thompson is a truly special place to work and the heart of the business are some exceptional people.  There is a unique culture that fosters real passion for delivering good results for clients, expression of personality, respect and genuine support for all who work at the firm.  We want to ensure that Lee & Thompson people are able to become the very best that they can be and offer the support and encouragement required to fulfil these ambitions.  Above all, we want everyone to take pleasure and pride in all that they do.

Diversity

Lee & Thompson is committed to ensuring equality and diversity, and to the prevention of discrimination. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees, workers and job applicants equally.

Please see below our diversity statistics taken from a survey of the firm completed in January 2014.

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Charity of the Year

Further to a firm-wide vote, we are delighted that Evelina London Children's Hospital has been selected as the firm's Charity of the Year 2015/16.

We will be undertaking a series of fundraising events and activities throughout the year. Please review our News & Views page for more information about this activity.

If you would like to donate to Evelina London through the firm please go to

https://www.justgiving.com/Lee-Thompson4Evelina

Our environment

Lee & Thompson is committed to minimising the impact of its activities on the environment.

We take our environmental obligations extremely seriously. We strive to reduce the effect our business has on the environment, to reduce our overall carbon emissions and to ensure that our staff understand the obligations we have under this policy.

For our full environmental policy please click here