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How to catch the running bug

Without a running event in sight, motivation can ebb and flow. So, with three months until MD Communications’ inaugural fun run around Regent’s Park, Communications Director Katy McEwen-Smith outlines how to kick a lacklustre training scheme into touch and reclaim your run. Do you, like me, need an event in sight...


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Mentoring: how we can positively influence the lives of others

Partner and Head of Growth Julia Hepner shares her mentoring story and explains how it benefits both parties  January is officially Mentoring Month; the purpose being to raise awareness about the power and impact of mentoring, positively influencing the lives of others. Mentoring is giving as much or as little as...


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Finding the perfect balance

Donna Black shares her story about how, after years of compromise, she has found the right balance with her work set-up. I really miss the hours I spent in the car every day commuting to and from the office. Wasn’t it great when yet another set of road works popped up...


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Resilience webinar: How to overcome obstacles and achieve goals

How can you build resilience to overcome obstacles and achieve goals? Our most recent webinar, the first in our revamped resilience series, examined this issue with expert insight from the cast of the original session. Launched in 2021 during the pandemic, our series looked at emotional wellbeing, shame, perfectionism and addiction,...


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White papers – go deep, go long

Director of Content Anthony Notaras discusses how law firms should embrace data driven white papers as a key part of their content strategy, particularly if they look beyond the law. Our attention spans might be shorter than they once were, but for law firm thought leadership, a deep and data-backed dive...


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Pro Bono Week 2023: why it’s important to use your skills for the greater good

Our CEO Melissa Davis looks at why pro bono work is an essential part of your firm’s business strategy. UK Pro Bono Week 2023 is coming to an end, with many firms shining a light on the voluntary work they do in the legal profession. But why would you want...


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MD Communications wins at Women and Diversity in Law Awards

We were thrilled to win an award for our pro bono services in helping the legal sector and beyond become more diverse at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards last night, Tuesday 21 March, in the category of Supplier of the Year. Why we do what we do Our CEO Melissa Davis says: "As...


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International Women’s Day – treading the fine line between credible and cringe

Firms need to be careful about their IWD efforts on social media this year, writes Partner Katherine Howbrook, with increased scrutiny on the disparity between words and actions. Take a look at Katherine’s tips to ensure you are credible. With International Women’s Day just around the corner, companies worldwide will, quite rightly, once again...


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Five things to do over Christmas to improve your LinkedIn presence

Does your LinkedIn profile need a polish? Our Digital Director Emma Maule explains how you can spruce up your presence and outlines the algorithm updates you need to know about. With its latest algorithm update, LinkedIn likes to keep us on our toes. Read on for a more detailed exploration of...


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Pro bono: why giving back is good for you

Our CEO Melissa Davis explains why pro bono is a vital part of our business and outlines the work we do to support important campaigns and charities. As we head towards Christmas our thoughts turn to giving back. It’s part of our business strategy as well as our purpose that we...