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    Should your firm team up with an IFA?

    19 February 2018 By Ian Muirhead

    With accountancy firms moving into legal work, and unregulated legal advice on the rise, the competitive pressure on law firms is getting more intense. Could joining forces with independent financial advisers be the answer? Ian Muirhead presents his case.

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    Clarity for Lawyers: book review

    1 February 2018

    Peter Todd, training partner at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, explains why Clarity for Lawyers by Mark Adler and Daphne Perry, now in its 3rd edition, is a must-read for all lawyers. 

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    Best of the web – February 2018

    1 February 2018

    This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on financial management at law firms, motivation at work, owning up to workplace mistakes, business development, innovation and more.

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    FAQ: Forming off-site contracts via email

    30 January 2018

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers a question on forming off-site contracts via email. 

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    Four steps to improve your firm’s cash flow in 2018

    5 January 2018 By Steve Deutsch

    A recent survey has revealed that over half of Britain’s SMEs are owed nearly £45 billion in late payments, placing severe strain on working capital. Steve Deutsch outlines some simple steps that small businesses - law firms included - can take now to bolster their balance sheets.

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    FAQ: Can I charge fees for subject access requests?

    5 December 2017

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service shares information on charging fees for data access requests. 

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    Best of the web - December 2017

    5 December 2017

    This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on leadership at law firms, the launch of a new online legal service, phishing attacks, legal design, robot lawyers and more.

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    Autumn Budget 2017 - the headlines for law firms

    24 November 2017 By Steve Roberts

    Steve Roberts looks at the top-level developments in November’s Budget for law firms.

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    FAQ: How to evaluate potential cyber risks in a law firm

    27 September 2017

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service shares information on assessing potential cyber risks

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    Best of the web - October 2017

    25 September 2017

    This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on GDPR, why law firms should collaborate with schools, achieving wellbeing in the workplace through design, adapting to workplace disruption, and insight into the top 100 straplines and positioning statements from UK law firms. 

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