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Rocket Round Up: Back to Work!

Just over a week ago, careers service Women Like Us launched their new website aimed at helping mothers get back into work. Although the service itself is not new, the new website has been launched to offer an online service delivering both general career guidance and more specific advice in their Ask an Expert section. This Telegraph article takes the tour and likes what they find.

Also in the news, businesses are encouraged to consider the benefits to them of allowing their employees to work flexibly in order to increase productivity and motivate their workforce.

Here to help!

Rocket Lawyer UK is dedicated to supporting small businesses and helping them to meet all their legal needs. Our Essential Business plan costs just £100 annually giving you one free consultation with a lawyer, 33% off legal fees and enabling you to create all your essential business documents and store them in the cloud, making life easy for you and ensuring peace of mind that we’ve got your legal issues covered. Don’t forget that our quick guides are available on our website aiming to answer your legal questions on running a business.

Lead on McDuff!

Leadership is a tricky business at the best of times, but particularly at a time when leaders are being asked to do more with less resources.

The Economist ponders the question of whether increasingly popular psychometric tests can really reveal who is likely to make a good manager.

Family Friendly Inns of Court

Good news this week for barristers and chambers staff at the Inns of Court, seeking to balance busy working lives with the care of young children, as the first Bar Nursery opening is announced.

Finally

We were rather pleased to find this little tip on how to save time typing often used phrases or email addresses on your ipad/iphone by using a feature tucked away in your settings.

Staying with technology, from LOLing to trolling, the Internet has introduced lots of new words and concepts to us. Here’s 10 of the most commonly used. Which ones are your favourites?

Have a good weekend!

Baby image courtesy of imagerymajestic on FreeDigitalPhotos.Net

Mark Edwards

Senior Vice President of EMEA at Rocket Lawyer
With a decade of experience as an innovator and business leader in the UK legal industry, Mark specializes in creating and growing new businesses based on sound market insight and customer need. He sees the team and the people in it as the crucial component for building a successful business.

Prior to joining Rocket Lawyer in 2012, Mark led the legal business development team for LexisNexis UK. There, he managed a cross-functional team, and was responsible for the full lifecycle of product innovation—from proposition development and business case, through the launch and early sales traction. During his time at LexisNexis UK he built two new successful product lines. Previously, Mark was a user experience consultant, working in various industries including telecommunications and health.

Mark has a Computing degree, a masters in User Experience, and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence.

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