Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

As we approach the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan, here's some suggestions on how employers should prepare to support employees who wish to observe it, and indeed religious festivals generally.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

VAT is a complex and constantly changing tax and within the legal sector is one of the most challenging areas - VAT on disbursements. The team at the AAB Group clarify why confusion exists and the how to make the right decision when posting disbursements to your ledgers.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

A group of the Law Society of Scotland Fellows have called for urgent action to address the crisis in Legal Aid.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

The coordinated sanctions against the invasion of Ukraine offer some hope of influencing events without further escalating the use of force

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Our Chief Executive Diane McGiffen writes on International Women's Day about two new initiatives to help the Scottish legal profession #BreakTheBias

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Solicitor Drew McCusker, founding member of The Glass Network, tells us about the importance pf LGBTQ+ History Month.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Despite policies and programmes to advance protected groups, hateful behaviour remains prevalent. The profession must show a lead

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

If you are considering running for Council please be assured that the commitment is manageable, the support from the Law Society immeasurable and the whole experience hugely rewarding.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Rob Marrs, our Head of Education, looks at the best way to give effective, constructive feedback to a trainee that not only helps them develop, but fosters a strong learning environment.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Matt Andrews, a trainee solicitor at Brodies LLP, shares his experience of mental health and encourages us to end the stigma around men's mental health and start talking.

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Thoughts on where we are with COVID, and other matters likely to occupy the profession in 2022

Reflections on how to run a valuable virtual work experience programme

Gillian Mawdsley, solicitor and former Policy Executive and co-secretary of the Society's COP26 and Climate Change Working Group, writes about her experience of attending COP26 in Glasgow.