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* 6. Which of the following areas are you most interested in hearing about from WIN? (can choose multiple)

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* 7. Have these elements of your role been affected positively, negatively or not at all by working remotely over the past 18-24 months? (rate each option)

  Positively Negatively Not at all
Access to training and development
Building and maintaining relationships
Accessing key decisionmakers
Effect on mental health
Effect on physical health
Pressure to ensure productivity and value to the business
Workload
Progression, promotion or pay rise
Working hours
Separating work from domestic life

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* 8.  Over the next 18 months, how often do you expect to work in the office?

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* 9. Has your organisation implemented a permanent flexible working option for employees (including flexibility around working hours and/or location)?

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* 10. If you answered yes to question 9, are you happy with the organisation’s policy and your options?

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* 11. With reference to question 10 above, why do you feel this way?

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* 12. How important would greater flexibility on working arrangements be to you in deciding whether to move to a new role?

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* 13. How will your legal budget look for your next financial period (the period after your current one)?

  No change to current financial period Smaller than current period Larger than current period Don't know
Internal spend
External spend

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* 14. Have the strategic objectives of your legal team changed in the past year?

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* 15. If you answered yes to question 14 above, what has been the main driver of the changes?

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* 16. Given the pandemic’s profound impact and the increased awareness around protecting businesses from unexpected events, are you now more involved in your organisation’s core strategic decisions?

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* 17. How important will the following priorities be for your legal team over the next 18 months? (Rate each option on a scale of 1 – Not a priority at all to 7 – Top priority)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Compliance and risk management
Staff wellbeing and employment
Dealing with disputes with suppliers arising from the pandemic
Dealing with disputes with other (non-supplier) third parties arising from the pandemic
Restructuring or reorganising business operations
Pursuing opportunities for business growth
Investment in legal skills training
Maximising value on external legal spend

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* 18. In the context of the legal sector, over the next two years, will the following increase, decrease or stay the same? (rate each option)

  Increase Decrease Stay the same Don't know
Remote working
Speed of adoption of technology solutions
Use of alternative legal service providers
Use of external legal advisors
Use of legal consultancy services
Pressure on budgets of in-house legal teams
Investment in learning and development for the in-house legal function

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* 19. How has the pandemic affected how valued you feel in your organisation?

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* 20. How has the pandemic affected the structure of your legal team? (select up to three)

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* 21. In your experience, are you able to see your organisation’s sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategy reflected in daily business operations? (Choose the option that applies most to your organisation)

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* 22. Has the importance of the following sustainability and ESG priorities at your organisation increased, decreased or stayed the same due to the pandemic? (rate each option)

  Increased Decreased Stayed the same Don't know
Enabling flexible working options
Responsible management of supply chains
Working with local communities
Supporting staff health and wellbeing
Focus on diversity and inclusion
Board-level management of sustainability and ESG
Focus on transparency and disclosure
Steps towards climate action
Recruitment in sustainability and ESG-related roles

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* 23. Is your organisation’s commitment to diversity and inclusion reflected in your daily experiences? (Choose the option that applies most to your organisation)

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* 24. With reference to question 23 above, why do you feel this way?

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* 25. How effective has your organisation been in supporting your mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic?

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* 26. How confident are you that your mental health and wellbeing needs will be met going forward as many organisations move into the next phase of "return to office"?

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* 27. With reference to questions 25 and 26 above, why do you feel this way?

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* 28. How do you currently feel at work? (1 – Not happy at all to 7 – Very happy)

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