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Getting colleague communications right during lockdown

Clear, consistent communication is more vital than ever, particularly with colleagues and furloughed employees. Olivia Moore, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, examines how to get it right.

VE day and the Hate Crime Bill

Convener of the Criminal Law Committee Debbie Wilson reflects on the effect of intolerance and hatred in a society and the responsibility the legal profession has in preventing it.

Staying healthy under lockdown

Trainee and qualified personal trainer, Nicky Beach, TLT LLP, explains how we can all stay fit and healthy whilst adhering to the lockdown restrictions

The virtual reality of the solicitor estate agency market

NQ Solicitor Aidan Tuohy explains how the process of conveyancing has changed under the current lockdown measurements

Why now is the time to support the Lawscot Foundation

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will hit those from less-advantaged backgrounds the hardest, making it more important than ever to support the work of the Lawscot Foundation, explains our Head of Careers & Outreach Heather McKendrick.

How mindfulness can create that little bit of much needed distance

In the second of her blogs relating to mindfulness, Hannah Frahm, tells us how mindfulness can play it's part during the lockdown

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.

Mentoring during lockdown

Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator and Career Development Mentoring Scheme lead, Lyndsey Thomson, tells us why you should consider mentoring during this time of uncertainty

Fact or fiction? Answering students and trainees' coronavirus questions

Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, explores some of the myths and questions that have arisen about how the coronavirus outbreak may affect students and trainees.

Why non-traditional educational routes can bring a valuable perspective to the legal profession

In the last of our series of blogs relating to alternative pathways into the profession, Emma Jackson, curriculum head for legal services and Jason Graham, lecturer in law, City of Glasgow College, tell us how non-traditional educational routes can bring a valuable perspective to the legal profession.

Journal editorial April 2020

Emergency measures are necessary, but we must still be careful that they do not go too far

Expanding the Mindful Business Charter in Scotland

Richard Martin introduces the Mindful Business Charter, designed to reduce triggers for stress in the workplace, and invites organisations to attend a webinar to find out more.