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INTERIM WORKING – COULD THIS BE YOUR NEXT MOVE?

Jun 2020

More and more lawyers now choose to work on an interim or project basis.  For some it is an opportunity to return to or enter the market or when maternity leave or even a sabbatical has come to an end.  It can also provide foreign qualified lawyers with experience of working in the UK.  For […]

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People Development – The most important asset to a Business

May 2020

If successful recruiting is about more than just hiring people then People Development is the first stage in any programme focusing on Business Development.

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#mentalhealthawarenessweek

May 2020

18-24th May 2020 marks #mentalhealthawarenessweek in the UK.  For many of us, not only are lockdown restrictions meaning us finding our new way of life in our personal surroundings, but finding a “new norm” in working from home.  To some this can lead to feeling isolated and having to adapt to less interaction with colleagues. […]

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Teddie…Happy 5th ‘FWA’ Birthday

Apr 2020

I joined FWA in 2015 as a recruitment consultant and my main focus is on placing junior level lawyers as well as providing advice on firms, salaries and future career prospects.  It is satisfying to help junior level lawyers achieve their first role as an NQ and sometimes in an area of law or location […]

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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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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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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 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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