Nicola Jones

Nicola Jones

Nicola Jones is a specialist in learning and development, and a former barrister. She is a director at Athena Professional (www.athenaprofessional.co.uk). You can contact her via nicola@athenaprofessional.co.uk or @NooJones

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    Young at heart

    2018-04-17T00:00:00

    Nurturing and developing new talent isn’t just altruistic: it can bring real benefits to your business and help set both you and them up for future success. Nicola Jones explains

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    People power

    2017-01-31T00:00:00

    The legal recruitment market is changing in every way – employers, employees and clients. How can you attract and keep the people you need to build a thriving business? Nicola Jones and Jane Green-Armytage explain

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    The final countdown

    2016-05-06T11:33:00

    The changes to continuing professional development will be mandatory from 1 November 2016. Nicola Jones and Jane Green-Armytage look at how firms are responding, and the pros and cons of adapting the old regime versus embracing a competency-based approach

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    After hours

    2015-05-14T15:48:00

    The changes to solicitors’ CPD, from an hours-based to a competency-based regime, are now well under way. Nicola Jones outlines the practicalities of compliance with the new system, and the benefits it can bring for firms and the legal sector

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    Train of thought

    2015-02-15T19:31:00

    In the second of her series on legal education, training and development, Nicola Jones looks at how new routes to legal qualification are opening up opportunities for both firms and aspiring lawyers

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    Live and learn

    2014-11-11T00:00:00

    The shift from hours-based CPD to competence to practice, announced in May this year, presents an important opportunity for firms to reassess their learning strategy and ensure it contributes to their business needs. Nicola Jones explains