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Legal Recruitment News April 2024

April 2024 edition of Legal Recruitment News. It includes our legal job market report, locum hourly rates, articles on legal recruitment trends for 2024, our charity donations, 10 tips for improving the value of your law firm, psychometric testing and a salary level guide. All our past newsletters are available on our Legal Recruitment News website here .  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, Licensed Conveyancers, Legal Cashiers, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals . Visit our Website to search our Vacancy Database.

Charity Suggestions Required - Ten Percent Foundation Looking to Donate - March 2024

  Charity Donations & Volunteers Wanted Volunteers & Charity Donation Nominations Wanted for the Ten Percent Foundation Ten Percent Legal Recruitment and Interim Lawyers donate 10% of annual net profits to charity via the Ten Percent Foundation, a charitable trust set up to distribute monies to charities in the UK and Africa. We have been doing this for over 20 years and by way of example in 2023 our charitable donation from our group of companies is £30,290.76. The Foundation never incurs any administration costs (other than very small Triodos bank charges) - all monies are distributed to charities. We are looking for two things at the moment: Suggest a charity We would love to hear of your nominations for worthy causes we can donate to. To suggest a charity please email Jonathan Fagan at jbfagan@ten-percent.co.uk with the name of the charity, anything you think we would like to know about it and any experiences you may have had of the charity's work. A lo

Legal Recruitment News March 2024

W elcome to the March 2024 edition of Legal Recruitment News. It includes our legal job market report, locum hourly rates and articles on our charity donations, nominations for 2024, deal structure vs valuations, a volunteer request, getting headhunted on LinkedIn and a salary level guide. All our past newsletters are available on our Legal Recruitment News website here .   http://www.legal-recruitment.co.uk/legal-recruitment-news-march-2024/   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, Licensed Conveyancers, Legal Cashiers, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals . Visit our Website to search our Vacancy Database.

Legal Recruitment News February 2024

February 2024 edition of Legal Recruitment News. It includes our legal job market report, locum hourly rates and articles on a range of topics including selling law firms, 5 years PQE - what next, and whether you should become a locum.    http://www.legal-recruitment.co.uk/legal-recruitment-news-february-2024/   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, Licensed Conveyancers, Legal Cashiers, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals . Visit our Website to search our Vacancy Database.

Legal Recruitment News January 2024

Welcome to the January 2024 edition of Legal Recruitment News. It includes our legal job market report, locum hourly rates and articles on career planning, horrible bosses and four day working weeks. All our past newsletters are available on our Legal Recruitment News website here. Ten Percent Legal Recruitment can be found here . Link for the January 2024 Legal Recruitment Newsletter   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, Licensed Conveyancers, Legal Cashiers, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals . Visit our Website to search our Vacancy Database.

Recession Proof Recruitment - Unlimited Legal Recruitment Services

Despite the assertion from certain politicians that the age of boom and bust was over (I wonder if Gordon Brown ever regrets saying this?), it is clear that the next few years the economy is in for a bit of a ride, to say the least.     The legal sector always seems to be more quickly affected than others because of its overwhelming connection to the property market in lots of different ways. Our experience of recruitment is that when the property market booms, law firms’ turnovers increase, regardless of whether or not the firm undertakes property work.  Property Market Downturns Do Not Result in Lots of New Candidates There is a property connection in lots of different ways, and in good times recruitment can be very difficult because there are very few staff around looking, and in bad times recruitment works in the opposite way, because anyone good will stay firmly put for fear of losing their job if their new firm gets into difficulty, and anyone who works at a firm that gets into