You cannot underestimate the importance of social media for small law firms in the modern business world. This is true for all businesses, including small law firms and sole practitioners.
The 14th of June saw the publication of the draft SRA Accounts Rules. Following a period of feedback prior to publication, the SRA backtracked on some of the more controversial
Fraudulent bank calls to law firms have increased in recent months. It’s not a new phenomenon but it is one of a variety of methods criminals are using successfully. Click
Last weekend’s global ransomware attack hit the NHS in the UK, Spain’s communications giant, Teléfonica, and computers and networks from the Far East to Portugal. I published an article on the
Organisations across the board are likely to be affected by the new regulations. However, EU GDPR and law firms is rapidly becoming the headline news in the legal industry. In
Converting telephone enquiries into clients may sometimes appear a little difficult. If significant numbers of enquiries are coming in but you are not seeing client numbers increase, there are a
The fourth European Anti-Money Laundering Directive came into force on 26th June 2015. It is only now that the UK is transposing its requirements into local law. The Treasury hopes the UK
“80% of solicitors believe they provide good client service; only 40% of clients believe they receive it”. Ouch! It made me wonder if the system for business training for solicitors is
A great deal has been said in recent years about the future of legal technology. With the advent of AI (artificial intelligence), some are predicting the appearance of “robo-lawyers” which
Since September 2010, Lexcel accreditation has been attainable by any law firm or in-house legal department anywhere in the world. The scheme continues to be administered by the Law Society
There is a bewildering plethora of business management metrics out there. Often some of these dominate far too much management time whilst others are left ignored. So, which are the most
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It can be a difficult question to answer. All providers claim that they supply efficient legal software, but how do you really know? There are several key areas to look at
Welcome to the latest edition of Back to Basics — a Business Briefing for Lawyers. This month the focus is on Productivity. The Oxford Dictionary defines Productivity as “the effectiveness
Welcome to the July edition of Back to Basics — a Business Briefing for Lawyers. This month the focus is on checking out the competition—in management speak it’s called Competitor