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Parents in the pandemic

With parents and carers once again forced to juggle homeschool and work, it's key that firms and organisations understand the issues faced by their employees and for those struggling to know they're not alone. Our Head of Careers & Outreach, Heather McKendrick, shares what we learned from the first lockdown.

LawCare: Do you know how we can help?

LawCare is the charity dedicated to supporting people working in the law. Most of us might have all heard of LawCare, but do we really know how they might be able to help us, why people call and who would be at the other end of the phone?

Reflections on working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic

John Morrison, Legal Counsel at Phoenix Group and In-house Lawyers Committee vice-convener, shares some thoughts on adapting to new working practices as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Surviving lockdown as a working parent

Having recently returned to work from maternity leave, Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, offers her personal experience of juggling work and childcare during lockdown, and why speaking to other parents and carers is such a help.

In-house lawyers respond to the Covid-19 crisis

Our Head of In-house Member Engagement, Beth Anderson, shares some of the key themes from our first virtual roundtable for in-house lawyers and, in particular, reflects on how many teams are taking a collaborative approach during the crisis.

Support from LawCare

Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO of LawCare, outlines their support available for anyone working in the legal profession experiencing mental health or wellbeing problems.