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Lessons in remote offboarding as furlough ends and “Great Resignation” takes hold: Laura Farnsworth comments for International Employment Lawyer
Press05 October 2021
This week the Spanish government reached a deal with unions and industry groups to extend the nation’s furlough programme until February 2022. The new deal represents the sixth extension to the scheme since Spain imposed its first lockdown in March 2020 and covers approximately 270,000 workers.
Rise in whistleblower and health and safety claims predicted: Laura Farnsworth comments for International Employment Lawyer
Press13 July 2021
Employment claims linked to covid-19 whistleblowing and health and safety concerns are expected to feature heavily in the next round of UK employment tribunal statistics, while the latest official data from the government shows an unexpected increase in age discrimination disputes.
Will working-from-anywhere models disrupt global mobility policies? Laura Farnsworth comments for International Employment Lawyer
Press13 July 2021
A PwC survey from June 2020 found that 27% of employers believed covid-19 would fundamentally impact workforce mobility policies.
Press18 July 2019
Laura Farnsworth is the focus of an article for Briefing Magazine that discusses why the launch of Lewis Silkin's flexibly resourced fixed-fee offering, rockhopper, was a step forward in the fields of both client relationships and people management.
Press05 December 2018
In this article Laura Farnsworth discusses the benefits of lawyers working part time as well as discussing how Lewis Silkin’s low cost, fixed fee service rockhopper has helped support lawyers who wish to work part time.
Laura Farnsworth spoke to SLOAN! Magazine: Lewis Silkin uses innovative working practices to improve work-life balance for lawyers with children
Press12 December 2017
Laura Farnsworth spoke to SLOAN! Magazine about the challenges faced by those with young families working in the legal sector and what led to the firm establishing rockhopper – our fixed fee HR and employment law service for businesses which allows lawyers to work flexibly from home.
Press05 September 2017
Employment Partner, Laura Farnsworth has written an article for WeAreTheCity which discusses the challenges and priorities for female lawyers returning back to work from maternity leave.
Lewis Silkin lauded for its rockhopper HR and employment law offering in this year’s FT Innovative Lawyer Awards
Press06 October 2016
Rockhopper, the pioneering low-cost, fixed-fee HR and employment law service from top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP, has been commended as ‘Standout’ in this year’s FT Innovative Lawyers awards in the Innovation in Human Resources category.
Press06 September 2016
Leading employment specialist Lewis Silkin LLP has been shortlisted for this year’s FT Innovative Lawyers award for its low cost fixed fee HR and employment law service rockhopper (www.rockhopperhr.com).