News and Updates from FWA
Whilst recruitment of the right people is essential – much can be done with further education, training and staff evaluation to improve skills and add value to the service offered. This is linked to the increasing demands lawyers are making, and the fact that motivation is not always financial. Lawyers are increasingly looking at the work/life balance, and within this current climate, are less money oriented than quality of life oriented. This is also tied into ways in which people are looking to change the way they work. The ‘quick fix’ of a salary increase rarely works, lawyers want to have a life outside work, attitudes are changing. This does not mean that the solution can be found in working fewer hours – it comes down to the way we are working, and how we can improve what we are doing, without adding to the burden. This is equally an issue for clients, as they feel the knock on effect. Clients don’t want lawyers to be overworked, stressed, ill, underperforming, the market is too competitive.
NQ SPOTLIGHT FEATURE – CHLOE SMITH We are pleased to bring you FWA’s first Spotlight Feature of 2024, Chloe Smith. We have worked closely with many NQ Solicitors over the years in helping to secure them an NQ position, as well as offering general support on the recruitment process. Therefore, we thought it would be […]
As she returns from maternity leave, we are delighted to announce that Jade will be moving into a dedicated recruitment role within FWA, as a Recruitment Consultant, strengthening the expertise of the team working alongside Frasia, Cameron, Teddie and Stephanie. This further strengthens our commitment to providing internal support to the team as well as […]
QUALIFYING IN 2024? Over the past years we have worked on a large number of newly qualified positions with firms and organisations based all over Scotland. We will also have opportunities in the Channel Islands and London in 2024 so we are well placed to assist and advise you on NQ opportunities wherever your […]