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FWA’s Top Tips for Working at Home

Mar 2020

As most of us find ourselves working from home amid this COVID-19 pandemic we thought we would share some of our tips for productive home working. Have a designated office space – as much as it sounds great working from your comfy couch or bed, it can lessen your productivity and motivation. Have a plan […]

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COVID-19: FWA Business Update

Mar 2020

COVID-19 We appreciate that this is a very uncertain and challenging time for us all. FWA has recently invested in excellent IT and infrastructure allowing our small team, some of whom already work remotely, to work between home and office. We are putting the well-being of our people, our families, and our communities at the […]

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In-house versus Private Practice

Feb 2020

Is the grass greener?’ We identified the growing emergence of in-house opportunities, as well as the fact that similar skills apply in both private practice and in-house.

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CV GUIDANCE & TIPS

Mar 2020

Before you even begin putting pen to paper you can add more value to your candidacy if you stop and think about what you actually want to communicate in your CV. The simplest way to do this is to take some time to analyse your existing CV: STRENGTHS Think about the key strengths that set […]

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Scottish Legal Awards 2020

Mar 2020

We are really looking forward to attending the Scottish Legal Awards tonight – Thursday 19th March! We are also delighted to sponsor and be part of the judging panel again this year. We would like to congratulate all finalists and wish you the very best of luck through the awards. For the full listing visit […]

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In honour of International Women’s Day this weekend, we would like to recognise our own international woman, Managing Director Frasia.

Mar 2020

In honour of International Women’s Day this weekend, we would like to recognise our own international woman, Managing Director Frasia. An accountant by profession, Frasia Wright has been involved in legal recruitment since 1988. Having also worked in both New York and London, she is today recognised as having the longest track record in Scottish […]

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First day in your new job – time to make an impression!

Feb 2020

The day has arrived, you have been patiently and gracefully fulfilling your notice period, and it’s time to step into your new office – here are our top tips to help you …. Dress for success – not only will you look the part; you will also feel it! Be friendly – nerves can sometimes […]

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Baby News at FWA!

Feb 2020

We are delighted to announce that FWA’s Karen Homar is now a proud Mummy to a beautiful baby boy! Karen and her husband Dale welcomed Logan into the world on Thursday 6th February. Soft blue sleepers, shirts, and bibs, Cars and blocks and robot toys, Sticky fingers, ticklish ribs, Welcome to the world of baby […]

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Flexible Work Fest – Thursday 30 January

Jan 2020

FWA attended the Family Friendly Working Scotland event in Edinburgh today, Thursday 30th January. It is Scotland’s inaugural FlexibleWorkFest, and has been a day of innovation and celebration of all things FLEX! It offered a great opportunity to get involved in various flexible working topics – helping organisations to turn flexible working into rocket fuel – driving business performance […]

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Flexible working – is this the new normal?

Jan 2020

Flexible working is no longer a taboo and only for working mums, it is celebrated and enjoyed in the majority of work places.  There are lots of benefits to flexible/remote working for both employee’s and employer’s which everyone here at FWA enjoys. Flexible working has many positive effects, the main one is a better work […]

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