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Louise Drew, Partner & Head of Building Communities
Later Living: Reflections from the last 18 months
Our population is ever ageing. 12 million people are currently aged 65 and over, […]
Tijen Ahmet, Legal Director
Recruiting post-Brexit: understanding the UK’s new immigration system
Brexit is on the doorstep, which means the way we do business is changing. […]
Michael Hibbs, Partner
The new Job Support Scheme
In this webinar, Employment Partner Michael Hibbs will cover what we know about the […]
Andrew Hartshorn, Partner
Later Living: Role of technology in the later living sector
As Later Living providers become more reliant on digital technology, it is important that […]
Louise Drew, Partner & Head of Building Communities | David Pendle, Associate Director
Later Living: Building for life – planning for a HAPPI life
In this joint webinar with Housing LIN, Jeremy Porteus and Louise Drew we will […]
Louise Drew, Partner & Head of Building Communities
SHMA Talks: Future proofing Later Living
We will share what has inspired us to change the Later Living market. We […]
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From organisation, institution and business issues, to personal matters, our experts provide essential, straight to the point information about the subjects that matter most to you.
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Jon Heuvel, Partner
Redundancies – How to Apply Best Practice
Sadly, few businesses will have escaped the impact of coronavirus on their bottom line, […]
Smita Jamdar, Partner & Head of Education
Back to Campus: Complaints, Dilemmas & Risks
From implementing and enforcing Covid-19 controls, to dealing with the consequences of too many […]
Matthew Sutton, Partner
Limiting Liability in B2B Contracts
In this webinar, we talk about drafting limits on liability in business to business […]
Indemnities in B2B Commercial Contracts
In this webinar, we talk about indemnity in business to business contracts, and particularly […]
Andrew Hartshorn, Partner
In this webinar, we’ll look at what a software licence is, it’s purpose and […]
Stewart Argo, Associate
Boilerplate Clauses Part Three – Notices, Assignment and Variation
In this webinar, we will give some background to the reasons behind notices, assignment […]
Listen now to one of our informative and inspiring SHMA® Talks. Each episode covers a different issue or thought leadership topic aimed to motivate, engage and inspire the leaders of today and tomorrow.
Taking the form of interviews, conversations, panel discussions, live Q&As and debates, you can hear from national and local disruptors, industry experts, entertaining and motivational speakers, as well as Shakespeare Martineau leaders and rising stars.
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SHMA Talks: Myth of the female leaderReports show female-led countries are handling the Covid-19 crisis better, but is this simply down to gender? CEO Sarah Walker-Smith debates whether the myth is fact or fiction with a panel of experienced leaders.
SHMA Talks: Maintaining a positive work culture beyond lockdownOur chief marketing and people officer Ben Buckton will be in conversation with Sara Burks - director of Adaptis, and Helen Hay, our head of culture and talent, reflecting on what has been learned over the last 100 days of lockdown about work cultures.
SHMA Talks: ‘Sarah Walker-Smith in conversation with… Professor Baback Yazdani’
We interview Professor Baback Yazdani, Dean of Nottingham Business School, to get his expert view on the effects of the pandemic on the business community and the wider implications for the UK economy.
SHMA Talks: 100 Days of lockdown
Our CEO Sarah Walker-Smith, will be in conversation with Professor Baback Yazdani - Dean of Nottingham Business School, and Professor Abhinay Muthoo - Dean of Warwick in London, discussing how COVID-19 has affected businesses and what the future may hold for the UK economy.
Discussing leadership best practice and real business issues, ‘Shed Life’ is a light-hearted vlog from Sarah Walker-Smith who - since the government announced lockdown in March - has been leading Shakespeare Martineau from her garden shed.
A trained accountant, governor at NTU and member of both the CBI council and Society of Leadership Fellows, Sarah also has a passion for musical theatre and strongly believes in bringing your authentic self to work.
Welcome to the Shed!
Episode 7: How to be a disruptor in a traditional sectorSarah speaks to the team from RHP about how they went on to create an award-winning disruptive business model in a typically traditional sector.
Episode 6: Building resilience: why leaders should put their oxygen mask on first, before helping othersSarah talks resilience with qualified coach Estelle Read and finds out why leaders need a clear purpose, the importance of self-care and why good leaders are the ‘lighthouse’ for their team.
Episode 5: What makes a successful entrepreneur?Sarah chats with digital expert Susan Hallam, discussing the influence of role models, the attributes that make a great entrepreneur and find out what wish Susan made come true for herself during lockdown.
Episode 4: Why leaders can’t hide in the proverbial ‘corner office’
Sarah chats with author Damian Corbet about the power of social media and the importance of leaders showing authenticity, personal values and empathy - as well as discussing his experience of the C-19 crisis.
Episode 3: The new abnormal
What is the new abnormal? Sarah introduces the concept of the ‘new abnormal’ calling upon other business leaders to join her in working collaboratively to “be the change that we want to see.” Read the original Open Letter here.
Episode 2: Mindset matters - let's eat cake!
Sarah shares her top tips about focussing on what you can control in times of crisis, and discusses how we can all get a bigger slice of cake by working together.
Episode 1: Introducing the shed
Find out why Sarah has been self-isolating for so long and get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a modern CEO of a national law firm during lockdown.
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