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Unscrupulous Behaviour by a Legal Recruitment Consultant? You Decide

The background: Ten Percent Legal Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in the recruitment of solicitors mainly for locum and permanent roles. Here’s what happened: Ten Percent Unlimited We received a vacancy from one of our retained law firms using the service. This service basically acts like an insurance policy – if one of our clients needs to recruit anyone within 5 years then the monthly fee paid to us will cover all the recruitment costs. This particular law firm had a vacancy for maternity cover for about 9 to 12 months, and the field of law was the fairly standard residential conveyancing - one of the busiest areas of law for locum work. As you may or may not realise there are a lot of locum conveyancers out there and getting a 9 to 12 month assignment is fairly lucrative both for the locum and for the recruitment agent. As this was a retained firm I was confident that I had plenty of time to deal with it, because the mat

Legal Recruitment News January 2019

Jonathan Fagan is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment and a non-practising Solicitor. Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment provides online Legal Recruitment for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals . Visit our Website to search our Vacancy Database. Our Legal Careers Shop has eBooks on CV Writing for Lawyers, Legal Job Interview Guide, Interview Answers for Lawyers, NQ Career Guide, Guide to Finding Work Experience or a Training Contract and the Entrants Guide to the Legal Profession.

Predictions 2019 - how accurate was a leading psychic in 2018?

  Predictions - How Accurate was a Top UK Psychic in 2018? We have been following the predictions of Craig Hamilton-Parker of for some years now - it is fascinating to see how he fares every year with his previous year's predictions. Predictions for 2018 1. Assassination attempt at Balmoral. INCORRECT 2. Terrorist attack on British motorway. INCORRECT 3. A new political party will be formed (repeat prediction from 2016 - could Craig have foreseen the delay?). INCORRECT - prediction repeated for 2019.. 4. There will be a hard Brexit but trade deal allowed at last minute. Juncker will retire. Britain does separate deal with Ireland. INCORRECT 5. Theresa May will stay in power. CORRECT 6. Jeremy Corbyn will urge lots of strikes and lose support. INCORRECT 7. An attempt will be made to impeach Donald Trump - and fail. INCORRECT 8. Donald Trump will initiate a massive trade deal with the UK. INCORRECT 9. Explosion causes US warship to sink. INC