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Here are all the posts from February 2018.

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Our early advice drop-in session at Parliament and Brexit

28 February 2018

On Tuesday 27 February 2018 we hosted parliamentarians at a drop-in event on our early advice campaign. Our campaign calls on the Government to provide legal aid for early advice in housing and family cases. 

Taking care of business: talking about mental health at your work

27 February 2018

Kayleigh Leonie looks at the results of the Junior Lawyers Division resilience and wellbeing survey and asks: Is your organisation doing enough to support the resilience and wellbeing of its employees?

Are you GDPR ready? Start here

20 February 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018 in the UK, and yet recent research has found that only 25 per cent of law firms believe they are in compliance. If you haven’t started planning for it yet, this is where you should begin.

3 ways to improve client care at your law firm

13 February 2018

Client care is important for all businesses, and even more important for law firms. Clients are often facing challenging life circumstances when they reach out to a solicitor. The last thing they need to deal with is unreturned calls, or having to repeat sensitive and personal information to different people.

Launch of write to your MP for our early advice campaign, Second Reading of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

06 February 2018

As part of our early advice campaign, you can now write to your local MP using our online system. Show your support by writing to your MP here – it only takes a few minutes. 

LGBT representation in the legal profession: What has changed and what needs to change?

05 February 2018

It’s the 13th LGBT History Month 2018, the celebration of the LGBT community in the UK. What progress has been made and what challenges do we still face? 

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