Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has just announced an almost unprecedented measure in the legal sector: a two-week paid leave for anyone who has lost a pregnancy before the first 24 weeks.
This measure applies equally to all employees of the firm whose has lost the pregnancy or who has a surro...
UK lawyer support charity LawCare has just published research into lawyer wellbeing during the pandemic. It is detailed and thoroughly practical
On 28th September 2021 the UK legal mental health charity LawCare released findings of its research study ‘Life in the Law’...
Eva Guerra explains the value of integrity for companies and how to promote it to generate trust among employees
"A general definition of the value of integrity summarizes it as a person saying what they think".
Let's move these deliberations to the business environment. Is an honest rational...
When hiring a lawyer, the corporate culture and internationalization of the law firm must be taken into account to be successful
When hiring new lawyers, it is very common to consider hiring professionals for cultural reasons, but few firms are aware of the real benefits of approaching this ty...
The selection process of many companies should include a third phase in order to retain candidates for the future
Many companies have a standard employee selection process: they do several rounds of interviews and then keep the ones they think are the best fit for the Firm. How many companies ...
One of the negative effects caused by the pandemic has undoubtedly been a drastic reduction in direct contact between co-workers and with customers
The lack of human connection outside our homes has increased levels of anxiety and depression, weakening socialisation and interpersonal relations...
Lack of interest, underutilisation of talent and lack of connectivity are reasons why lawyers leave law firms
Law firms are companies that generally undergo a lot of staff turnover. This can seriously affect the viability of the law firm itself, as many departments embark on lengthy projects t...
RollOnFriday, the world’s leading legal community website, has created Lawyr, a dating app for people in the legal community and those who want to meet them
It is a world first and since launching in March 2021 has already achieved a global following from London, Sydney, Houston to Minsk...
Lawyer recruitment processes are one of the most relevant issues facing firms. Analysing what elements can be improved in these processes can be beneficial in the future
The following questions can be asked: Is the channel through which we are launching the recruitment process the right one, c...
Vega Factor conducted a survey of workers from different companies to largely determine the quality of work
Many leaders of large, medium and small law firms may be wondering whether an organisation's corporate culture can drive employee performance. A survey conducted by Vega Factor, a human ...
The digital age is making it easier for us to be faster and use multiple tools at once and from anywhere. What technological transformation does not guarantee is the happiness of workers, an issue that law firms should pay close attention to
Happiness is a consequence of human-to-human connect...
Feeling overloaded, out of control, or unrewarded? Or a bit out of touch with colleagues, sensing the unfairness of your situation, or being asked to do things that don't feel quite right?
Welcome to Summer 2020 - worldwide lockdowns.
None of us have been exempt from coronavirus and its effects. B...
Angus Lyon -
02 September 2020
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