Flexible working: Knowing your rights in the workplace

We all strive to maintain a work-life balance in order to juggle our responsibilities, outside interests and work commitments. You don’t have to be a parent or a carer to want a work-life balance. Recently we held an event with Remziye Ozcan and Deborah Casale, Slater & Gordon to discuss this very subject and they

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10 tips for improving your personal brand

Personal branding is increasingly important to help you stand out in your career. In a competitive job market, good personal branding will give you credibility and help grow your professional influence, helping you to get noticed by industry peers and recruiters. If you’re trying to land a more senior position at a new company, you

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Inflexible workplace? What’s your excuse?

Flexible working has become more commonplace in recent years – but there remain many organisations that are determined to stick to the old ways of working. Why? We respond to the most common arguments for refusing flexibility. We look at some of the common excuses: 1. If we offer flexible working to a few people,

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School’s out for summer

If you’re anything like us parents here at Attune, you’ve been counting down the hours with excitement but fear and trepidation too. Or if you remember the Alice Cooper song! ‘No more pencils no more books No more teacher’s dirty looks Out for summer Out till fall We might not come back at all School’s

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#Howdidshedoit: Tips for achieving partnership for law

We were recently delighted to attend the Women Lawyers and Mothers (WLAM) and Mimoza Fleur #Howdidshedoit event and hosted by Arnold & Porter and Mimoza Fleur at which a leading panel of law firm partners discussed tips to avoid the pitfalls of navigating the route to partnership. The panel comprised five partners, including one man. They shared their experience

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Men and flexible working

As it is Father’s day this Sunday, we thought it was time we talked about some of the issues facing men in today’s world of work. The world isn’t only changing for women. Just as women have discovered that their careers don’t have to end when they have children, so have men realised that they

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Do you have what it takes to land the top job?

To get to the top it takes a lot of fortitude, determination and perhaps a little bit of luck. There may even be key bridges to cross: your first role as a team manager, to leading a practice group, to then taking on a ‘head of’ role and perhaps the ultimate prize of a director

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Career Confidence 1 Day Workshop

This is a workshop run by Sherry Bevan a career confidence coach helping ambitious women in technology and professional services get crystal clear in their thinking. This workshop is aimed at women at a transition or crossroads in their career. They might be coming back from a career break, figuring out their options after redundancy or looking

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