From 4 June, law firms have a four-week window to submit their diversity data to the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Simply asking firms to collect diversity data will not impact demographics though.
There are valuable lessons for lawyers in Lloyds Bank’s current “the M-word” advertising campaign, highlighting how people avoid conversations about money because it makes them feel awkward.
The very best technology allows staff simply to get on with their job. It works away in the background and we don’t even notice it’s there.
One day I had a lightbulb moment. “Why don’t I set up a website with basic information for people which they pay to access? The fees would pay for the site and my time.” That thought changed my life.
This particular deal saw me stay in the office for the next five nights, with barely two hours sleep each night in either one of the office sleep pods or a sofa in a corridor.