April 2016

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Cover story: Personal development and wellbeing in-house


Building a thriving intergenerational in-house legal department


Today’s in-house legal departments have up to five different generations represented, each with its own values, motivations, needs and wants. And traditional management needs to change to accommodate a multigenerational workforce, says Rachel Brushfield

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10 rules of written communication for business


Ian Jones takes us through a few simple, but often-overlooked, rules for effective written communication for business.

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Soft skills development for in-house lawyers

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Pamela Young and Penny Owston outline common challenges faced by the in-house community and how the Law Society is providing much-needed support

Getting your work-life balance right: workshop

Developing a healthy relationship with stress


To live a healthy life in a fast-paced world, we have to develop a healthy relationship with pressure and stress, explains Julian Hall


Emotional intelligence: the essential tool for business success

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Emotional intelligence is an essential business tool, say Pamela Young and Penny Owston. They explain what it really means – and how to develop it


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LawCare: a helping hand


Elizabeth Rimmer explains why wellbeing strategies are essential in every organisation, and what LawCare can do to help lawyers in need

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Overcoming the crisis of wellbeing in-house


According to Paul Gilbert, author of ‘A report on the wellbeing of in-house lawyers’, in-house lawyers face a ‘crisis of wellbeing’. But, he says, the answers are within reach.