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Working with government ministers: the human side

By Anthony Inglese on 06/07/2020

In these darker times I believe we could do with a little colour about the human side of government ministers when working with their lawyers.

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3 steps to help relieve stress and anxiety when transitioning back to the office

By Eric Ho on 30/06/2020

Negative feelings can have powerful negative consequences on you and your team’s mental and physical health.

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Growth points in working relationships

By Anthony Inglese on 22/06/2020

At times of crisis or unusual stress the presence of trust in working relationships is more than ever vital in helping both individuals and organisations to come through events successfully.

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The power of diversity in collaboration

By Steve Bynghall on 15/06/2020

I found the recent webinar on “Smart Collaboration” hosted by RPC and CLL featuring Heidi Gardner, fascinating; it revealed insights that need to be taken into account when we collaborate with others, and even when we consider our own working patterns. In particular it was a salient reminder of the importance of ensuring there is diversity in collaboration.

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COVID-19 Your workforce: a caution against putting equality on the backburner

By Rachel Pears on 01/06/2020

UK business, like much of the rest of the world, is and will, for some time, remain firmly in the grip of COVID-19's tentacles.

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COVID-19 legal update - Your workforce: Could workers who can work from home (and their employers) break the law by returning to the workplace too soon?

By Kelly Thomson on 25/05/2020

The government has stated that that those who can work from home should do so and those who cannot should go to work. Is it an offence to go to the place of work when it is possible to work from home?

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7 elements to consider when using technology to work from home

By Steve Bynghall on 28/04/2020

The coronavirus crisis means working from home is something that has been thrust upon us and has presented a number of challenges for organisations, teams and individuals.

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The work of government lawyers

By Anthony Inglese on 07/04/2020

Those who are involved in recruitment to government legal departments know that it is not an empty slogan to say that the work is unique, that it is of national and international importance and that it is regularly in the news. Never more so than the present.

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Signing documents during Covid-19

By Neil Brown on 19/03/2020

This blog gives some practical advice on how to sign documents during the Covid-19 restrictions, including where signatories and others are working from home without access to usual printing and scanning facilities.

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Dominant purpose test extends to legal advice privilege

By Joe Cresswell on 13/02/2020

The Court of Appeal has held that legal advice privilege will apply to communications only if seeking or giving legal advice is their dominant purpose.

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