News and Updates from FWA
“If you know someone who’s depressed please resolve to never ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest and best things you will ever do.” — Stephen Fry
As Monday, 10th October, marks World Mental Health we would like to highlight a charity close to our hearts which we are proud to support, YoungMinds. YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Young people’s experiences are the most important tool in changing mental health practice and opinions. They work with young people everyday to campaign for improved mental health care and better services, put pressure on stopping further funding cuts and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental health by raising awareness online and in the media.
FWA have signed the Mental Health in Recruitment ‘Awareness to Action’ Pledge, FWA pledge to change how mental health is viewed, supported and talked about in our workplace.
We are looking forward to attending the Scottish Legal Awards this evening and celebrating the high calibre Scottish legal talent. It is a great event, and we are so happy to be attending in person tonight! We are proud long-standing sponsors of the awards and Frasia, a Judge, will be presenting the Community Contribution Award. […]
FWA is delighted to sponsor and support Glasgow Philharmonia with the amazing musical theatre production ‘Les Miserables’. Set in early 19th-century France, Les Misérables is the story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant, and his desire for redemption, released in 1815 after serving nineteen years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread for his sister’s […]
At FWA, we recognise the importance of good mental health both at home and in the workplace; not only does it make life easier, it helps to prevent future health risks, have positive self image, healthier relationships and generally, a better quality of life overall! This year’s Mental Health Awareness theme is Anxiety which […]