The following In-house Advisor practice note Produced in partnership with Richard Martin of Byrne Dean provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
As leaders of a team, however large or small, you want your people to be fulfilled, to feel able to give of their best, to work hard and effectively, to enjoy what they do and to be a positive influence on your business. When people have a good sense of well-being, they can do this. Positive well-being or mental health will contribute to increased productivity, creativity, co-operation, communication and engagement. Reduced well-being, and many forms of common mental illness, will see a corresponding decline in these key drivers of individual and overall organisational performance. Many common mental illnesses will cause withdrawal, fatigue, loss of concentration, poor memory, reduced cognitive functioning and much more. These are all key drivers of what good individual and team performance would look like.
The primary role of managers is to manage their resource, their people, to get the best from them. Their well-being and mental health are key to this.
It is recommended that you take steps to assess the well-being of your own team (including you) in order to understand your immediate situation. There is, however, research already published that describes the situation in the profession more generally.
In July 2015, Paul Gilbert of LBC Wise Counsel published A report on the well–being of in–house lawyers, a follow-up to an article in March 2014 describing the 'Crisis
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When defendants are guilty, they have a choice to plead guilty or to put the prosecution to proof. When they plead guilty they may benefit from a reduction in their sentence as a result, see Practice Note: Credit for guilty plea. However, the Sentencing Council's overarching guidelines on reduction
Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are endorsed by the British Property Federation and are free to use. The CPSEs include specific environmental enquiries at enquiry 15 and there are several
This Practice Note provides guidance on claims for ‘use and occupation’ or mesne profits, and how and when double rent or double value can be claimed.Claims for use and occupationA claim for use and occupation is possible where there is occupation of land without an express agreement fixing the
BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes. As a third country, the UK can no longer participate in the EU’s political institutions, agencies,
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