In this blog TPC Leadership UK’s Associate Partner Catherine Bardwell and Associate Peter Wall discuss how to define and measure high potential amongst your teams.
The best teams are diverse and boast a mix of personalities, skills, talent and competence. Effective leaders will harness that capacity and empower every team member to contribute.
Few understand the leadership challenges of law firms more than Richard Macklin, former global vice chair and global client partner at Dentons. He is a leading authority on law firm strategy and market positioning. We sat down with him to get his perspective on the future of law firm leadership.
We’ve all experienced being part of a team that operates well and gets great results. But many of us may also have endured working in a team that lacks the key components to make it work efficiently. So how do you ensure that you build a team that will thrive?
No matter if you’re overworked, overstressed, or not sleeping well, these factors will all impact your immune system to some degree. Even though you may be eating/exercising well and having a balanced diet, stress can still eat away at it. Stress can be exhibited in everything we do – the thoughts we think, the behaviours we demonstrate, the emotions we hold.
The High Court has agreed with the FCA to reject a scheme of arrangement proposed by subprime lender Amigo, on the grounds that the compensation scheme it proposed to deal with complaints of misselling was not fair.
It is important that trustees understand their obligations if their trust structure comes under financial stress. Helpfully, the Jersey courts have provided guidance on the principles applicable to ‘insolvent’ trusts, which is likely to be highly persuasive in other jurisdictions.
New controls in place in Northern Ireland from 25 June 2021.
Flexible working is not a new concept in the UK, and it exists in a number of forms, both formal and informal.
The Taxation (Partnerships – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 202- was lodged with the States Assembly on 18 May 2021 and, if passed, is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2021 (with a six month transition period to 1 January 2022 for partnerships established before 1 July 2021).
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