TITLE

Is Norton Rose's four-day week just staving off the inevitable?

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Margaret
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Lawyer;3/23/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the plan of law firm Norton Rose to put all its staff and partners on a four-day week work as an initiative for saving jobs. The author says that it will be problematic because, while internally it may be a good morale, but externally clients could be less understanding if their trusted legal adviser is no longer on call. Meanwhile, a consultant asserts that using the option for people to keep long term does make sense if they are going to be flexible.
ACCESSION #
37599573

 

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