Supporting Lawyers’ Mental Health

Research suggests that 1 in 6 employees at any one time will experience mental health issues in the UK. These account for 30-40% of absences from work and as much as 50% of all long-term sick leave cases. The legal profession is not exempt. In fact lawyers' mental health is more vulnerable. Lawyers fall [...]

Supporting Lawyers’ Mental Health2017-11-17T11:03:06+00:00

Do you think you don’t have time for one-to-ones with your staff?

Increased demand, pressure on time and remote working, all have an impact on being able to meet regularly for one-to-ones with employees.  But what’s the impact of this?  Can’t you just rely on being friendly and having an open door policy?  I would argue not. Getting to know your staff One-to-ones are crucial in [...]

Do you think you don’t have time for one-to-ones with your staff?2017-11-17T11:05:22+00:00

Reducing Mental Health Stigma

  Having worked in the field of mental health for over 20 years, I sometimes forget the stigma that still exists around this area.  I was at a social event recently and was seated next to a man I had not met before; a successful businessman.  I was telling him about my work around [...]

Reducing Mental Health Stigma2017-11-17T11:03:58+00:00