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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?

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Manches launches info service for IT companies

Manches has launched a new technology service called Fortech It will distribute information on legal and commercial developments in the market to technology companies. Fortech will run a series of members’ forums and a bulletin alert service. Manches partner Jean Paul da Costa is leading the Fortech initiative.

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A law firm’s biggest capital asset is its knowledge. John Lipsey reports on how to use IT to harness that knowledge and the investment needed to maximise return The last decade has witnessed some of the most intense changes in the legal community in generations. Mergers and acquisitions have transformed the legal landscape. The rise […]

Mills & Reeve gains GMC instruction

Mills & Reeve has won the General Medical Council (GMC) as a new client The instruction follows a competitive tender process to advise on conduct case presentation work in the GMC’s hearing centre in Manchester. The Birmingham office beat off competition from 15 firms, including Beachcroft Wansbroughs, Eversheds and the GMC’s main adviser Field Fisher […]

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