Work Life Balance

How To Balance Work And Life

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Course Overview

Maintaining the lawyer work life balance is a difficult task and can often be overlooked as something which you need to ‘manage’. Ultimately employees must take responsibility for their own work-life balance; however, as work related stress costs Britain over 10 million working days per year, it is in your best interest to promote the messages about work life balance with the law firm.

This course will encourage you to introduce a culture of openness about time constraints and workload within the workplace and will demonstrate how you can adopt better systems to cope when things go wrong with work life balance tips. 

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point.

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Realise the importance of achieving a work / life balance and the options available in order to maintain this balance e.g. flexible working
    • Understand the dangers of not having a work / life balance including underperformance, stress etc
    • Be able to recognise the early warning signs of work related stress in yourself and in your colleagues and know the appropriate course of action to take in each situation
    • Be aware of the law in respect of your obligations as an employer and other key pieces of legislation including the Equality Act, Working Time Regulations 1998, Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 1974 and Working Families Act 2006

What is the target audience?

  • This course will be of interest to employment law practitioners and HR professionals.

About Instructor - Steph Barber

Steph Barber completed her legal training in the North West before setting up her own specialist commercial and medical negligence law firm. She sold her firm in 2000 and joined a progressive London charity as their in house counsel. Steph joined Law Hound to head up their commercial law department and has developed Law Hound's online legal services.

Steph enjoys travel and eating out in her spare time. Steph has lectured extensively on CPD courses, to the Court Service, Legal Services Commission and private practices on procedure and practice.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar
    01:00:38

Documentation

  • Notes
    4 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page

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