Budget 2021: key takeaways for businesses

Following the release of the highly anticipated budget by the Chancellor, many businesses will be wondering how they will be affected. Most importantly, they will be wondering how the government plans to support them as lockdown measures are eased. This article highlights various key points from the budget and how they will impact businesses. Furlough …

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Small things that make a big difference

In the midst of the application window, there are certain non-negotiables which have to take place such as researching firms or gaining valuable experiences. However, there are smaller things which contribute to the wider success of an application, but could easily be forgotten. In this article, Blaise Nsenguwera talks about some of the small things …

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Mental health throughout the application window

The relationship between mental health and the application window is usually a bitter one with many ups and downs. Balancing applications, university work and having a social life can be overwhelming and lead to stress. So, what can you do to ensure that you remain productive while maintaining a good level of energy? This article …

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What is the difference between private practice and in-house?

Throughout my journey, one discussion which often popped up was the difference between practicing privately or practicing as an in-house lawyer. But what exactly are these concepts? Private practice essentially refers to working in a law firm (e.g. Freshfields, Clifford Chance etc…). The usual route involves securing a Training Contract and qualifying in a particular …

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Insight into the Stephen Lawrence and Making Links Scholarships

There is no doubt that diversity and inclusion is very important in the legal sector. Although there is still a great amount of work to be done in order to promote the diversity in the commercial world, there are law firms and other organisations who have taken a lead on this matter and provided amazing …

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The Great Effect of Coronavirus on Global Businesses

While there is no doubt that Coronavirus has affected our livelihood and the way we interact with others, businesses have also faced a number of challenges throughout this period. From reductions in sales to halts in manufacturing, it is safe to say that businesses have faced unprecedented challenges which they were not entirely prepared for. …

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