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  • Frances Anderson

    Step right up

    11 October 2018 By Frances Anderson

    In 2015, Sternberg Reed introduced a career development programme to incentivise existing staff, bolster recruitment and retention, and support succession planning. Frances Anderson explains how the programme works in practice 

  • Sarah Chilton

    Bridging the gap

    2 October 2018 By Sarah Chilton

    In April, law firms with 250 or more employees had to publish data on their gender pay gap. But they weren’t required to include partner pay data, presenting an incomplete picture of the pay gap in the sector. Sarah Chilton looks at the legislation and the issues

  • Alex Ktorides

    Lead the way

    2 October 2018 By Alex Ktorides

    Good governance in a law firm can bring improvements in everything from risk management to succession planning. Alex Ktorides offers his three top tips for leadership in law firms to foster robust and effective governance

  • Angelo Piccirillo

    Winning streak

    2 October 2018 By Duncan Wood

    Conveyancing firm AVRillo has received a host of industry awards and effusive praise on consumer review websites. Co-founder and partner Angelo Piccirillo explains the secrets of its success to Duncan Wood

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    Prevention and cure

    3 July 2018 By Alison Downie, Samantha Mangwana

    Law firms have been among the many businesses affected by sexual harassment allegations in recent months. Samantha Mangwana, introduced by Alison Downie, explains how to prevent sexual harassment in a law firm, and how to handle accusations if they do occur

  • Robert Postlethwaite

    Share and share alike

    3 July 2018 By Robert Postlethwaite

    Involving employees in the ownership of a business can improve performance, motivate your people, promote team spirit and cohesion, and support succession planning. Robert Postlethwaite looks at the options for law firms

  • Andrew Otterburn

    Getting away from it all

    3 July 2018 By Andrew Otterburn

    A partner retreat can help strengthen the partnership, and is a key part of the process of developing strategy and making change. Andrew Otterburn explains how to run a successful retreat

  • Sue Bramall

    Pick and choose

    3 July 2018 By Sue Bramall

    What’s the right option for marketing in your firm? Should you have a marketing committee or make a single partner responsible? Should you appoint internally, recruit or outsource? Sue Bramall provides her top tips

  • Vidisha Joshi

    Allen key

    3 July 2018 By Duncan Wood

    Vidisha Joshi made the headlines when she was named managing partner of Hodge Jones & Allen aged just 38, replacing founder Patrick Allen after 40 years. She explains to Duncan Wood how the firm is gearing up for the future

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    The pursuit of happiness

    17 April 2018 By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

    Would you consider your firm a happy place to work? Do you think your people feel the same way? It’s too easy to focus on success, to the exclusion of happiness, says Nick Jarrett-Kerr. So how can you make your firm a great place to work?

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