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    1 week ago

    As one window closes another one opens…

    As the biannual transfer window frenzy dies down and the dust settles, recruiters may be filled with the reminiscent rush and buzz of placing a candidate in their new role.

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    1 month ago

    Five Simple Causes of High Junior Staff Turnover

    Recruitment Consultant Lara Shannon delves into the increasing trend of high junior staff turnover within law firms.

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    1 month ago

    Work life balance breakthrough?

    17% of legal professionals work flexible hours, research we have carried out into the battle for work-life balance suggests there is an easier win to be had by tackling another element of the benefits package.

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    4 months ago

    How to use technology to keep fit

    One of the biggest risks to health is a sedentary lifestyle. Legal professionals can spend hours at a time seated at their desks. Luckily, there are several ways of using technology to get fit.

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    5 months ago

    Which region has the x factor for relocates?

    57% of legal professionals would up sticks and take a job in another region according to our survey. So which regions might have the x factor for the foot lose and fancy free Solicitor or Legal Executive?

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    5 months ago

    5 TV shows you should really catch up on

    If you have have exhausted your pipeline of box sets and are in desperate need of some inspiration you are in luck. Here's 5 shows that come highly recommended by the Douglas Scott team.

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    6 months ago

    Max out salary in the first 10 years of a legal career

    Lawyers with 5 years or less experience are nimbler than their experienced colleagues. Well timed job moves can help maximise take home pay in the first 10 years of a legal career.

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    6 months ago

    Exodus? 5 credible alternatives to Apple's iphones

    iPhone owners often believe they have the world's greatest phone. Alternatives do exist, however, with several handsets that can compete and not just on the hardware specs

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    6 months ago

    6 super smelling perfumes on the cards for Mother's Day

    Need some Mother's Day inspiration? The Douglas Scott team name some of their favourite fragrances, find out what they say and what you are going to pay.

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    7 months ago

    Essential house move crib sheet for NQ Solicitors.

    January, February and March is a time when many Trainee Solicitors start to browse legal jobs but it's also a peak period for rented accommodation searches and availability.

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    7 months ago

    10 magic iPhone tools and apps for busy legal professionals

    Douglas Scott's resident iSheep Jon Paul Hanrahan looks at 10 iPhone tools and apps that will make your home and work life that little bit easier.

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    8 months ago

    Find your A game this February

    Been under a cloud in January? Recruitment Consultant Rachel Marshall offers five tips to help ambitious legal professionals finally ditch the winter blues and find their A game this February.

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    Feedback

    “I felt happy and valued when contacted regarding the vacancy. The role and company was explained in depth before I was asked if I wanted to go ahead and apply. I felt like nothing extra could have been done to assist me in preparing for the interview and the post-interview…

    1st Line Support, Top 200 UK Law Firm, Stockport

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