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Now is the time to change the culture around wellbeing and mental ill-health in the legal sector
New research has found that legal professionals are at higher risk of burnout, mental ill-health, discrimination and harassment, leading the Law Society of England and Wales to add its voice to the sector-wide call that now is the time to change the culture and practice of law.
Denzel Washington is right! Three key steps firms must take for diversity and inclusion
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) advocate Dr Funke Abimbola MBE explains the three key steps firms must take to create a truly inclusive workplace, and why D&I can no longer be viewed as a box-ticking exercise to win new clients.
Legal services sector: Good progress on LGBT+ equality and visibility but still much more to do
A landmark survey into the experiences of LGBT+ lawyers and LGBT+ equality in the profession conducted by the Law Society of England and Wales has identified significant progress, but more is needed.