HR survey: Tods Murray LLP

HR head
Ashlie Turner.

Trainee retention rate
100 per cent.

Assistant attrition rate
7 per cent.

Salary range
NQ – £27,000-£65,000.

Occasionally awarded for exceptional work or additional workload. Value up to £2,000.

In-house seminar programmes, legal IT, management key skills.

Annual appraisals concern current performance, potential performance, future objectives and career aspirations.

Partner progression
Eighty per cent of current partners are home-grown. Seven lateral partners.

Billable hours target

Flexible and part-time working

Holiday entitlement
Twenty-six days for all.

Buying and selling holiday days, death in service, corporate-rate gym membership, retail discounts, car parking, membership to the National Trust. Pensions contributions are offered after three months at 3 per cent, rising to 7.5 per cent.