People and Leadership

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Government announces major changes to employment law


The government today published its Good Work Plan: its vision for the future of the UK labour market. Law Society president Christina Blacklaws welcomed the announcement, saying it should help prevent workers from being underpaid, overworked or mistreated

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Law Society launches best practice guidance on gender pay gap reporting


Following the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting in 2017, the Law Society has produced guidance for the profession to capture the best practice that will help us set the right standards for the legal sector and build a clearer picture and way forward

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David Green

Next exit


David Green looks at effective succession planning: why it matters, what it should cover, and how to ensure you have a culture which supports it

Sarah Sargent

Bright young things


Sarah Sargent offers an associate’s view of succession planning through working with and supporting the millennials in your business

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Safe space


A recent survey has revealed the extent of bullying and harassment in the legal sector. Lucy Trevelyan looks at the role of culture and leadership, and how firms can prevent bullying and harassment, and deal with complaints if they do occur

Marzena Lipman

State of independence


The SRA introduces a new ‘freelance solicitor’ model next month, allowing solicitors to provide legal services on a freelance basis. But how will the model work in practice, and could it be for you? Marzena Lipman takes a closer look

Paul Bennett

Free and easy?


What does the new ‘gig economy’ freelancer model mean for your firm? Why is this a management issue? Paul Bennett looks at some of the key challenges

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Leaky talent bucket – what causes talent retention problems?


Many law firms, especially small and medium-sized firms are experiencing problems retaining talent. In the second of a two-part series, Rachel Brushfield examines the common causes of talent drain.

Dr Zara Whysall

Impaired vision


Unconscious bias in a business can impair good decision-making. Dr Zara Whysall looks at its impact on decisions about appointing and promoting leaders, and how law firms can minimise unconscious biases

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People and Leadership Collection

Law Management Collection - People and Leadership

In 2018, we rounded up some of our most popular articles on people and leadership, in our first Managing for Success Collection.

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