This article was also featured as a HR agony aunt in the December 2016 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, download LPM.
What was the most shocking event in HR to happen this year?
This article was also featured as a HR agony aunt in the November 2016 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, download LPM.
Senior associate who used to work for us before she left for childcare reasons a couple of years ago has got back in touch – she is keen to come back, but there is resistance from partners because she hasn’t practised law since she left. Any thoughts?
This article was also featured as a column in the May 2016 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, download LPM.
Over the last 18 months we at Ashtons Legal have learned a lot about holidays. Back in autumn 2014 we explored the idea of paid time off (PTO) to replace the traditional holiday policy. After a period of consultation we launched a PTO policy on a trial basis – drawn up specifically for the needs of the firm and staff.
If some of the below signs of burnout resonate for you, do something about it before its too late. We are well and truly settling into the new year and reality is now setting in. The parties are over with and it’s back to the grind stone. For those who commute probably having to suffer train strikes and over crowded transport. It just adds to the stress of our daily lives. The thought of going to work and logging on to your computer fills you with dread and despair. Thinking about the long list of things to do that always seams to get longer and longer.
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