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Category Archives: Employment

Why are my employees leaving?

It’s a fact – people don’t leave bad businesses, they leave bad managers. Probably the worst place a good employee can be, is stuck in a company with a micro-manager that doesn’t know what they are doing and blocking their opportunities for growth and advancement.

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Should I accept the counter offer?

Great news, the firm would like to make you an offer to join the team. After going through a gruelling interview process, you have done it, the job is yours! All that’s left to do is to inform your current employer and hand in your

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Brexit - what now, legally and constitutionally?

How to retain and attract the best young employees

Millennials are the generation of young people who are often talked about, but often misunderstood, usually labelled as lazy, entitled and overly opinionated. However, very soon they will become the biggest % of the workforce, so if your opinion is similar to the above, you

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Are you afraid to read this blog?

Don’t Stop Believing

Wouldn’t life be more fun if it was like a musical?! Honestly, can you imagine just breaking out into song and dance in the middle of the street and everyone around just joining in? It would be amazing! Well that’s just my opinion of course,

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Assessing your options

Work anniversaries – how do they make you feel?

I have just had my 1 year work anniversary at BCL Legal. It’s a great time for me to reflect upon the good times that I have had – including my successes and achievements, the excellent Christmas party and the working relationships that I have

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Stay-cations, Work-cations, pre-cations, what is going on?

Survival of the Employment lawyer

It is undeniable that the employment law market in Manchester has undergone a significant evolution in the last 3 years. If we go back to 2012 to 2013, tribunal claims hit an all time low, which by inference created a stagnant if not contracting market

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Conveyancing Awards….Winners announced

Conveyancing Awards….Winners announced

We were delighted to be sponsoring the LFS Conveyancing Awards on Friday 17th September at MK Stadium. The night was a great success proving yet again the strength in the conveyancing market with new entrants securing many of the coveted awards. Yorkshire firm Advantage Property

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Is it time to Reconsider Your Future as a Sole Practitioner?

Is it time to Reconsider Your Future as a Sole Practitioner?

With professional indemnity insurance costs rising and changes within the legal industry making it ever harder to survive as a sole practitioner, we are seeing an increasing number of sole practitioners joining larger practices to be able to continue to exist and to continue offering

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