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    3 weeks ago

    More lawyers are working longer days than ever before – but are they happy?

    Last week we published our Longest Day research – by analysing the number of extra-contractual hours worked by legal professionals.

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    3 weeks ago

    Lessons from The Apprentice: how to nail your upcoming interview

    Want to know how to nail your upcoming interview? You're in the right place

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    1 month ago

    Tick tock

    We made our first 2018 placement in June and now have a number of January, February and March start dates lined up for candidates.

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    1 month ago

    Resurgence of the AWS Manchester

    The Manchester branch of the AWS has been in existence since the early 1980’s, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2008 and fast approaching another milestone.

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    2 months ago

    As one window closes another one opens…

    As the biannual transfer window frenzy dies down and the dust settles, recruiters may be filled with the reminiscent rush and buzz of placing a candidate in their new role.

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    3 months ago

    Five Simple Causes of High Junior Staff Turnover

    Recruitment Consultant Lara Shannon delves into the increasing trend of high junior staff turnover within law firms.

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    4 months ago

    Work life balance breakthrough?

    17% of legal professionals work flexible hours, research we have carried out into the battle for work-life balance suggests there is an easier win to be had by tackling another element of the benefits package.

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    7 months ago

    How to use technology to keep fit

    One of the biggest risks to health is a sedentary lifestyle. Legal professionals can spend hours at a time seated at their desks. Luckily, there are several ways of using technology to get fit.

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    7 months ago

    Which region has the x factor for relocates?

    57% of legal professionals would up sticks and take a job in another region according to our survey. So which regions might have the x factor for the foot lose and fancy free Solicitor or Legal Executive?

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    7 months ago

    5 TV shows you should really catch up on

    If you have have exhausted your pipeline of box sets and are in desperate need of some inspiration you are in luck. Here's 5 shows that come highly recommended by the Douglas Scott team.

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    8 months ago

    Max out salary in the first 10 years of a legal career

    Lawyers with 5 years or less experience are nimbler than their experienced colleagues. Well timed job moves can help maximise take home pay in the first 10 years of a legal career.

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    8 months ago

    Exodus? 5 credible alternatives to Apple's iphones

    iPhone owners often believe they have the world's greatest phone. Alternatives do exist, however, with several handsets that can compete and not just on the hardware specs

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    Feedback

    “Elizabeth has been fantastic throughout...so positive, upbeat, and professional. I was very apprehensive as it is so easy to stay in your comfort zone, but, I'm grateful Elizabeth came along. She really provided the opportunity and encouragement I needed. ”

    Legal Typist, Malton

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