We are at The PA Club – 27th April, come and visit

We’re delighted to be working with The PA Club, one of London’s largest and best-established networks for senior PAs, EAs and Office Managers.  We had a great time there last year and made a number of new contacts The event is FREE, takes place on 27th April and doors open at 8.00am.  We are joining the

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How to confidently balance work and life – 7 ideas that really work

Our guest writer, Sherry Bevan, speaker, coach and author specialises in women’s career confidence, leadership and work-life balance. She is regularly invited to speak on Sky News and the BBC on these topics. In this guest post she provides tips on how to confidently balance work and life – 7 ideas that really work. “It is

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School’s Out

If you’re anything like us parents here at Attune, you’ve been counting down the hours with fear and trepidation. And now, it’s upon us. Let chaos reign. The school summer holidays have begun. Yes, we love the long lazy days, messing around in the sunshine with our kids (okay, this clearly isn’t the UK we’re

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Five ways to impress a law firm

Business services professionals in law firms have come a long way in a short time. Teams have grown rapidly across marketing & business development (BD), finance, HR and IT – with generalists joined by a rising number of specialists who can meet the more complex business demands of larger firms. Entirely new functions have grown

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How to address the ‘always-on’ risk of flexible working: Part I

Figures from the recent HR Summit and Expo 2016 suggest that business loses hundreds of billions of dollars to illness, including employee stress and disengagement. That’s backed up by studies in the UK that estimate that 10 million working days were lost to work-related stress in 2015 alone. Numerous studies suggest that flexible working –

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Six tips for flexible workers to succeed at interview

There are more flexible roles than ever in today’s legal profession. That fact alone will help you secure the flexible job you want and need, whether that is flexible hours, part-time, or working from home opportunities. But flexible working is still a relatively new concept. Using your interview time to sell your unique ability to

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The right to request flexible working: Why bother?

We may all know that we have a right to request flexible working from our employers. But that doesn’t mean we do it, perhaps because we find the process daunting or fear rejection. Research suggests, for instance, that for all of the formal flexible working contracts agreed in recent years, there are many more informal

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The great return: Why a career break is no longer a career full-stop

The Return Hub was recently launched as a dedicated executive search and consultancy firm helping women return to the financial services industry after a career break. It offers advice and support to women, as well as working with financial services firms to develop their returner programmes and source great candidates. As a specialist in flexible

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Are law firms letting down talented women?

The UK economy is missing out on a potential £62.5bn from failing to meet the flexible working needs of Mothers. That’s according to a recent #WorkthatWorks report, conducted in conjunction with the Centre for Economic and Business Research. That is a staggering figure. But it’s not the only one. The research also suggests that 68%

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