Does anonymity ever have a productive role to play in your business? In an article by Josh Berin, he suggests one of the revolutionary and beneficial aspects of feedback and internal communication apps is their ability to allow employees to rate or offer improvements to their superiors without having to reveal their identity.
Needless to say, companies are going through a lot of changes in 2020. Between sudden interruptions to work, transitions to work-from-home conditions, and in some cases the loss of business or employees, there has been a lot to adjust to. Those adjustments are continuing as more companies start to ramp up their activity, and this brings to mind a crucial question: What should companies be prioritising in the present conditions?
Let’s say you found a new café that served the best coffee you’d ever had. You’d tell your friends about it, go there on dates, or use it for schmoozing clients right? This is an example of consumer/brand advocacy, which is the practice of supporting and expressing confidence in specific products and services. At its […]
Those formative early days in a new company are vitally important for building a long-lasting relationship with your employees. Employee engagement starts to grow (or fade) from day one, so making the right impression is key to driving long-term loyalty and job satisfaction.
Communicating via Teams has proven vital for our business during lockdown, and we know the same is true for many of you, with over 80 million downloads of Teams already this year. And with a great system for communication comes a great opportunity for improving employee engagement even in the face of the new ‘Big-C’. This article discusses how Teams can help you maintain an engaging, feedback-driven workplace culture in your organisation.
Global Human Rights Sanctions are here at last, tackling alleged criminals in Russia, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere. But should they be greeted with unreserved enthusiasm?
In the recent judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in the matter of G3 Exploration Limited (Formerly Green Dragon Gas Ltd), Justice McMillan provided helpful guidance on the application of principles governing two pertinent areas of insolvency law in the Cayman Islands.
On 13 July 2020, guidance was issued providing clarity and confirmation to the treatment of virtual assets.
Mental capacity to consent to sexual relations is a topic which has plagued the Court of Protection for over a decade. Whether capacity is “person-specific”, “issue-specific”, “status-specific”, or “act-specific”, the case law has been difficult to penetrate at best.
There are numerous benefits of a legal answering service, here are just some of the reasons so many law firms use us to pick up the phone on their behalf.
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Students on the Bar Professional Training Course have voiced their anger after technical problems derailed their first online exam. Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the BSB delayed certain BPTC exams until August then, following an outcry from students, announced the exams would be take place online instead. The delivery method chosen to allow students […]
Mishcon de Reya, which shelved further discussion of a part-IPO in the latter half of 2019/20, has reported a 5 per cent increase in PEP to just over £1m. Average profit per senior equity partner (PEP) rose to £1.05m. This meant it was finally able to improve upon its £1m figure after previously hitting the […]
Norton Rose Fulbright is the latest firm to cut pay for its newly qualified solicitors in London, which will now start with a base salary of £82,500. The drop of £5,000 coincides with a salary increase for associates and business services staff based in Europe, the Middle East and Asia in September, although this will […]
Clyde & Co has been embroiled in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal after anti-corruption officials claimed that money held in the firm’s accounts were related to an ongoing fraud investigation. The 1MDB saga is one of the world’s largest financial fraud scandals which, among other things, has seen former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak […]
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Turnover at Stephenson Harwood remained just above £200m for the second year running, with the firm unable to beat last year’s financial success. As part of a muted announcement for this year’s financials, the firm confirmed to The Lawyer that its revenue remained unchanged at £213m over 2019/20, which is far from last year’s 12 per […]