The firm identified an administrative restructure—adding an additional layer of team administrator (TA) support—as the best way to achieve its objectives of making sure tasks were going to the right place to be dealt with and to improve capacity management.
Recently CB Resourcing surveyed hiring managers across the UK legal information sector. The survey was presented on a panel at the 2018 BIALL conference with key figures from across the industry. The survey captured the priorities of hiring managers when adding to their teams.
We have spent the last few months meeting with senior women in law firms to discuss what challenges they face as women. Part two of our series focuses on the topic of returning from maternity leave and negotiating flexible working.
Increasingly, firms are considering how they can balance this need to prioritise profit-generating activities with developing their workforce. They know that business growth and true operational excellence is achieved when all elements of the firm are working at their optimal level of efficiency and output.
Summertime – and the living can be less than easy if you have to work in a hot office. And with 80 per cent of UK office workers thought to complain about the temperature in their workplace, it’s hardly a trivial matter, with half of UK offices believed to be too hot during the summer.
Only 13% of business leaders have an effective “wellbeing” strategy in their workplace, despite growing concerns that stress-related conditions are causing misery for many workers, a business event was told.
Law firms are becoming increasingly aware that they need to look for ways of improving efficiency in all areas of their organisation, including their administrative support functions. A recent report on the trends and opportunities in law firm outsourcing demonstrates that firms are broadening the approach they take when it comes to solving these issues.
We have spent the last few months meeting with a number of senior women in law firms to discuss what challenges they feel that they face as women, exploring areas such as discrimination, gender pay gap, and returning to work after maternity leave.
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