Legal sector

Care home leaders seek legal clarification over workers’ jabs

18 Jan 2021

Number of care home workers declining vaccine has fallen but sector leaders seek legal advice over refusals.

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UK lawyers keep a foot in Europe’s door

11 Jan 2021

UK lawyers will retain at least some clout with the European legal profession, it has emerged, as a key umbrella body of bar associations has created a new category of membership for UK practitioners.

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‘Aggressive’ tactics used to ditch senior execs who are working at home

8 Jan 2021

Some employers in sectors badly effected by the pandemic have resorted to aggressive tactics with the aim of cutting senior...

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Bonuses in the Covid-19 era: pushing the boundaries

22 Dec 2020

Changes to bonuses, as businesses are impacted by the pandemic and Brexit crises, could well lead to tensions and legal cases.

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Raph Mokades, founder and managing director of Rare

‘Use data-driven approaches to reduce unconscious bias’

21 Dec 2020

The founder of diversity recruiter Rare has called on the government to replace the current style of unconscious bias training...

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Brexit: how will it affect services firms with European interests?

21 Dec 2020

Many feel the lucrative professional services sector has been ignored by the government. Mutually recogised qualifications are a particular problem.

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BDO holds on to furlough money despite partner pay-out

11 Dec 2020

BDO, one of the UK’s top accounting firms, will keep its furlough money despite revealing it will pay partners an...

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Ireland closes backdoor EU route for City law firms

10 Dec 2020

Many of the City's largest law firms had spent thousands qualifying lawyers for Irish practice hoping for EU access.

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Will Covid spell the end of hierarchy? 

2 Dec 2020

In sectors steeped in the value of hierarchy, will we see a more fluid approach in the post-Covid world?

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How will employers fare under the new immigration system?

1 Dec 2020

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

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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.

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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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