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When is the best time to search for a new job?

When is the best time to search for a new job? 18 October 2017 by Annabel Corcoran

Alongside moving house and raising a family, changing jobs is considered one of the most stressful events in one’s life. As such, people frequently stay in jobs simply to maintain a feeling of stability, regardless of how unhappy they might be or the prospects elsewhere. Should I be look ...

Have you considered a career as a Company Secretary?

Have you considered a career as a Company Secretary? 03 July 2017 by Mark Chambers

What is a Company Secretary? The Company Secretary is a strategic position of considerable influence at the heart of governance in organisations. The role therefore involves playing a key role in upholding the rules, practices and processes by which a company is directed and controlled. Compan ...

The Gender Pay Gap in the UK Legal Profession

The Gender Pay Gap in the UK Legal Profession 08 March 2017 by Annette Thorpe

It's almost 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was enacted, yet pay discrimination, occupational segregation and unfair employment policies still affect most working women in this country. Meanwhile, various studies continue to show that equal and diverse work environments produce the best result ...

Becoming A Newly Qualified Solicitor

Becoming A Newly Qualified Solicitor 08 February 2017 by Annabel Corcoran

You've done it! You've completed your law degree, buckled down during the LPC, secured yourself a training contract, and absolutely worked your socks off throughout it. Qualification day marks a significant accomplishment for many legal professionals and it's of course an absolutely fantastic a ...

Are you struggling to recruit high-quality Company Secretarial staff?

Are you struggling to recruit high-quality Company Secretarial staff? 11 January 2017 by Mark Chambers

High-quality company secretarial staff can be notoriously difficult to recruit. Do you encounter any of the below problems? i) You receive CVs from applicants who have not yet gained governance experience; ii) You get applications from candidates with more executive assistant, legal secretari ...