Mental Health Awareness Week 9-15 May 2022

With all the Brexit legislative changes, endless legal reforms, and returning to the office after the pandemic, working in the legal profession doesn’t look like it will be getting less stressful any time soon.

As such law firms more than ever need to consider the wellbeing and mental health of their employees. Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 (9-15 May) is therefore the ideal time for law firms to take stock and promote important issues.

LawCare and Loneliness

 

LawCare, the mental wellbeing charity for the legal community, are this year focussing on the problem of loneliness.

They are providing various free posters and materials that you can share around the office to promote Mental Health Awareness Week. The charity is also hosting a webinar for those working in the legal profession who want to understand and cope with workplace loneliness. Further details can be found on the LawCare website.

Improving Your Working Practices

 
At Kinch Robinson we focus on trying to helping fee earners and legal support staff alter their working practices to reduce stress, better deal with day-to-day pressures and improve work life balance.
 
 
  • Working Smarter training is all about working smarter, not harder. Focussing on improving client engagement, making the best use of your time, and being smarter with billing. The course has also recently been updated to reflect evolving hybrid working practices.
 
  • Finally, our Managing Difficult Clients course provide masses of practical techniques and strategies for handling a client’s stress as well as your own. From managing client expectations to dealing with robust communication, we’ll help you understand your stress profile and how to help yourself in difficult situations.
 
 
Mental Health Awareness Week is the ideal time to take a moment and check on your colleagues for any support they may need. As we can all play a part in reducing loneliness and stress in our workplace.
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