Legal sector

How will employers fare under the new immigration system?

Four legal specialists discuss their hopes and fears for the UK's new points-based immigration system opens for visa applications...

Personnel Today Awards 2020 winners: NHS praised for Covid response

27 Nov 2020

NHS England and Improvement has been crowned the overall winner at this...

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10 key questions facing the legal sector

23 Nov 2020

‘There are significant diversity and inclusion issues, which are still not taken seriously.’ Ivor Adair discusses the challenges faced by the legal sector in the pandemic-shaped world.

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Top UK employers for social mobility revealed

11 Nov 2020

The Top 75 UK employers for social mobility in 2020 have been revealed, with PwC retaining the top spot.
The...

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Employment tribunals have ‘almost ground to a halt’

9 Nov 2020

Discrimination cases are having to wait 14 months before receiving a court hearing, research by a prominent employment law firm reveals.

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Recruitment agencies sign up to ethnic equality commitment

2 Nov 2020

Recruitment agencies providing candidates for law firms are being encouraged to sign up on a new diversity and inclusion pledge.

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Covid-19 whistleblowers ignored and dismissed by employers

29 Oct 2020

Nearly half of employees with coronavirus concerns have had their queries ignored.

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Taking the lead: dog walker job at law firm commands £30,000

25 Oct 2020

A law firm specialising in tax litigation is looking for a ‘private assistant and dog walker’ for an annual £30,000 salary.

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Senior partner criticises high pay for new lawyers

23 Oct 2020

Senior partner at Pinsent Masons Richard Foley says six-figure salaries for newly qualified lawyers are unsustainable.

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Senior solicitor groped his secretary and told racist jokes

23 Oct 2020

A solicitor who ran through the offices of his employer with a pretend Ku Klux Klan hood has been found guilty of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.

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How can we reinvigorate employee networks?

21 Oct 2020

Managed well, an employee network can bring a raft of benefits to its members and the organisation in which it...

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The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

20 Oct 2020

Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.

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Law firms pay back furlough cash

14 Oct 2020

A number of UK law firms have handed back government furlough money having experienced better than expected business in the...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Employment Law Firm of the Year shortlist

14 Oct 2020

This tightly contested award recognises innovation, performance and client service employment law teams’ work for their HR clients.

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Services sector ‘overlooked’ in Brexit trade talks

13 Oct 2020

The needs of the UK’s £225bn professional services sector are being overlooked in the UK-EU trade talks according a sub-committee...

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