Proof of value

In a piece first published in PM, PM Forum's magazine, Liz Chappell looks at ways in which professional services firms show their appreciation for their BD and marketing teams.

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Seize the day: Flexible working in law

According to the 2019 Modern Families Index, most working parents still struggle to balance work, family and income. Flexible working could help ease some of these pressures. But while 86% of respondents to the Index would like to work flexibly, only 49% actually do so. Recruitment firm Totum explores the lessons for the legal sector, which is fast understanding the benefits of offering workplace flexibility.

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The legal sector shows resilience but for how long?

The UK’s legal sector remains resilient, with PwC’s most recent Law Firm Survey showing law firm performance improved significantly last year. But how long can it last with on-going economic and political uncertainty squeezing profit margins? Recruitment firm Totum examines the changing workplace for business professionals in law and how those from other sectors can get a foot in the door to help deliver the profession’s next phase of growth.

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Opportunity knocks: Recruiting trends in business services in law

Think of recruitment in law and you might still think it’s just about lawyers. But a thriving and growing business services community in the legal sector reveals a far more diverse and interesting picture. We share Totum’s research into recruiting trends in law – and how business services professionals are making their mark on this fast-changing profession.

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Totum Talks: BD and Marketing Update Spring 2019

The latest market trends, job opportunities and guidance for candidates in this critical and fast-paced business services function.

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  • In 2018, there were around a third more HR job vacancies advertised in law compared to 2015. But are increased numbers enough to make a real difference in a profession that is often seen as slow to change? Recruitment firm Totum looks at the impact of HR professionals in law and the trends that are defining their future roles.

  • Proof of value

    Posted 15/05/2019

    In a piece first published in PM, PM Forum's magazine, Liz Chappell looks at ways in which professional services firms show their appreciation for their BD and marketing teams.

  • Mental Health Week reminds us that we are all affected by mental illness in our lives, whether it’s dealing with our own struggles or supporting loved ones who are suffering. It’s also great to see law firms prioritising these issues, with signatories to the Mindful Business Charter pledging to make a long-term difference to employee wellbeing.

  • The UK’s legal sector remains resilient, with PwC’s most recent Law Firm Survey showing law firm performance improved significantly last year. But how long can it last with on-going economic and political uncertainty squeezing profit margins? Recruitment firm Totum examines the changing workplace for business professionals in law and how those from other sectors can get a foot in the door to help deliver the profession’s next phase of growth.

  • We are looking forward to several events in the coming weeks. In particular, we are looking forward to speaking at Janders Dean's Secret Horizons conference, at which we will be talking about new roles in the legal BD and marketing team and what they mean for the future of not just this critical business function, but law as a whole. Together with our spring BD and marketing update, we hope this issue provides some useful insights into latest marketing trends.

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