June 27th, 2022 by Marketing
We are pleased to share with you the recording of our recent webinar on ‘Driving Positive Action in Professional Services Firms’, in which leading partnership law, legal recruitment and talent advisory experts discuss the need to drive long-term change in respect of diversity and inclusion within the workplace, and the various voluntary measures that professional services firms can and should be considering, with a view to furthering their reinvigorated diversity aims, not only in respect of their employees but also at partner level.
Over the last two years, we have seen household names criticised for their use, or omission to use, the collective consultation obligations under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, most recently TM Lewin and P&O. In this podcast, our partners, Emma Bartlett and Beth Hale, provide a useful summary of what these […]
May 30th, 2022 by Stuart Smith
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has now confirmed that certain listed companies will be required to comply with new measures to boost diversity on company boards, namely to increase female representation and people from a minority ethnic background. In this news alert, Partner Emma Bartlett and Paralegal Rachael Parker consider the new FCA Listing Rules and the obligations for […]
Protecting Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace: The Risks, Challenges and Opportunities for Employers
May 11th, 2022 by Marketing
This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, with ‘loneliness’ being chosen as the theme for this year. In this alert, Partner Emma Bartlett and Senior Associate Louise O’Connor explore the impact of mental health in the workplace, specifically, what employers can and should be doing to promote a culture that supports staff and enables the business to thrive whilst also meeting their legal and regulatory obligations.
Driving Positive Action in Professional Services Firms Webinar
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 9.30 am – 10.30 am GMT
April 21st, 2022 by Marketing
In this article, first published by The HR Director, our partner, Emma Bartlett, discusses the increase in reports of sexual misconduct complaints in the workplace and the legal and regulatory risks for employers in addressing such allegations.
March 10th, 2022 by Stuart Smith
In the third of our three-part video series on the SRA review, Partners Emma Bartlett and Andrew Pavlovic focus on the need for law firms to put in place effective systems of supervision, discussing the following: The role of effective supervision in cultivating the right culture What effective supervision looks like The SRA rules regarding supervision and the circumstances […]
In support of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) campaign theme #BreakTheBias, we invited our colleagues at CM Murray LLP to share their own experiences of breaking biases and to reflect on the importance of challenging stereotypes and discrimination, as and when we see it in our everyday lives. IWD presents us with an opportunity […]
The Lawdown Episode 20: Premiership footballer’s cat kicking misconduct, diversity and the future of barrister wigs, and harassment in the metaverse
March 3rd, 2022 by Marketing
We are delighted to share Episode 20 of The Lawdown, our regular podcast discussing the latest key employment, discrimination and partnership law-related news stories, and the interesting legal issues behind them!
February 24th, 2022 by Stuart Smith
In celebration of LGBT+ History Month, Partner Emma Bartlett had the privilege of interviewing Keith Winestein, who has been recognised for his fantastic work as a positive role model for LGBT+ by the prestigious National Diversity Awards. In this podcast, Keith Winestein and Emma Bartlett discuss why LGBT+ History Month is so important in providing a voice and visibility to […]