Lovely Role for Part-time Employment Solicitor in London with French and/or German

We are currently looking to recruit a 1 – 3 years’ PQE employment solicitor for a part-time/flexible role (probably 3 or 4 days per week) in one of the smaller international law firms in London (near Liverpool Street). The firm

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Should you be honest?

When applying for a new role, when is it best to mention that you’d like to work flexibly? That’s the question being posed by the Guardian today. http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/work-blog/2012/oct/01/when-best-mention-flexible-part-time-working?newsfeed=true What do you think? Is it best to be upfront about it

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Workplace survey reveals surprises …

What pleasure would you sacrifice in order to work from home one day a week? Research by Citrix revealed several interesting and sometimes amusing truths about office life including the fact that 64% of workers who had never worked remotely

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Retaining staff

Three areas critical to retaining staff are more flexible working, clear communication and investment in learning and development according to research conducted by Thales Training and Consultancy and yet nearly three quarters of HR directo rs are concerned about retaining

Navigating Career and Children – 9th November

Fiona Severs from Lexington Gray is a panellist at Navigating Career and Children event in Central London http://www.mumandcareer.co.uk/events/navigating-your-career-around-children/

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Best for Flexible Working Award Annoucement – 25th September

Winner of the Lexington Gray sponsored Best for Flexible Working Award is announced at Working Families Top Employers Award. http://www.topemployersforworkingfamilies.org.uk/index.php/about/about_us

Working Families National Work-Life week – 24th – 28th September

www.workingfamilies.org.uk/articles/employers/national-work-life-week/planning-national-work-life-week-2012  

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We Are The City launches its new women only job board – 1st October

It’s time to level the playing field. Women’s networking site We Are The City launches its new women only job board http://www.wearethecity.com/its-time-to-level-the-playing-field/

The Challenge Of Change Facing Legal Recruitment

Recruitment International Fiona Severs, Managing Director of niche legal recruitment firm Lexington Gray, explained how law firms’ outlook changed during the recession: “They are now more likely to look at business drivers and consider recruiting more flexibly. Small and medium

Flexible Work – more than just an issue of being family friendly

This being Parenting Week, David Cameron and Nick Clegg have refreshed their calls to make workplace legislation more family friendly. But law firms need to think beyond working mums and dads in crafting flexible working policies. The case for flexible