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At many firms HR now sits alongside management and is instrumental in keeping a level course on board ever-more unwieldy ships.
Alternative career paths, flexible working and the cessation of the PQE pay peg have all been in the spotlight. However, several innovative but less visible initiatives are likely to raise eyebrows too.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has contributed to this HR Special Report with a piece on its sophisticated alumni programme, which at first glance seems to offer only little material benefit to the firm. The benefits, argues A&O partner Alex Pease, are intangible.
Berwin Leighton Paisner, HR Team of the Year for the second year running at The Lawyer HR Awards last month, shares its experiences of headhunting in-house. Meanwhile, Norton Rose demystifies mentoring and argues against a 'top-down' approach.