• Becoming an "Ex"
    October 12, 2019
    For people at the top of their game, whatever that game may be, the road to retirement and beyond can be a scary one. The “game” can be...
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  • Planning is not an optional extra
    September 16, 2019
    The Centre for Ageing Better’s August report,  Mid-life support: insights for employers, starts from the premise that not enough of us ...
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  • Making time
    July 17, 2019
    Camilla Cavendish makes a telling point in her recent book Extra Time: 10 Lessons for an Ageing World. “It’s not old age that’s getting...
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  • Flawed Thinking
    April 7, 2019
    Every law firm will tell you that its partners are the foundation of their firm’s success. This success hinges on the strengths of the ...
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  • You are not alone
    April 18, 2018
    We were very taken with What Companies Should Do About Their Surplus of Older Men by Michael Skapinker in the FT at the end of March. B...
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  • How seriously do you treat partner retirement?
    March 9, 2018
    This week The Lawyer published A lost generation: Why firms are failing their older lawyers - a survey of the UK’s largest firms on the...
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  • Adding value
    October 12, 2017
    We are invariably asked - both by the firms and the individuals we work with - about the benefits to firms of career transition managem...
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  • Making Time for Transition
    June 20, 2017
    Busy lives and the inexorable pressure of the billable hour make finding time and space for career planning challenging at be...
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  • Ready for reinvention?
    May 23, 2017
    It shouldn’t be news to anyone that we are all going to live longer. By 2045, 25% of the UK population will be over 65. We are already ...
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  • Investment in your senior people. The right thing to do?
    May 15, 2017
    Making investment decisions to grow and develop new talent is a no-brainer. The return to the business on such investment is clear and ...
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  • The C word
    January 13, 2017
    Change may be inevitable but that doesn't mean it is welcome. Far from it. Everyone has to leave their law firm but staying put may oft...
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  • Rethinking what it means to retire
    November 14, 2016
    An article in June 2016's issue of the Harvard Business Review, Next-Gen Retirement, draws on in-depth interviews with 100 US executive...
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  • Baby Boomers
    November 14, 2016
    Altman-Weil recently released their 2016 Law Firms in Transition Flash Survey. We were particularly struck by the finding that of the l...
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