Reinvent Legal Business Series: How to manage your law firm’s workforce in today’s ever-changing climate


On 30 April 2020, Andrew Brooks, Associate in the Employment Law Team at Law Squared discussed his top tips for effective workforce management and provided real life examples of how businesses are doing it well (and not so well).

Key takeaways included:

  • How to safely and legally downsize your workforce, and the valid alternatives you should consider first;
  • How to take a few easy steps to ensure that any work from home practice better complies with your own OHS obligations;
  • How to best manage employees who may be struggling (physically and/or mentally), and how you can put in place supports; and
  • A checklist to help with all the above.