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    Financial Benchmarking Survey 2013 published

    20 January 2014 Updated: 24 October 2014

    The Law Management Section’s 2013 Financial Benchmarking Survey has revealed that law firms across the country have generally experienced increases in profitability but points to a need for firms to refocus on ensuring their long-term financial stability. The report is available for £150 for non-Section members and just £75 for members

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    Free finance consultation from Law Society Consulting

    7 May 2014 Updated: 17 October 2014

    Our new Consulting service is offering a free online financial evaluation, which you help you understand your financial position and identify potential problems which you need to address

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    File closure management practice note published

    12 August 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    The practice note covers best practice for managing file closure at the termination of a matter, and the need to manage risks inherent in the mismanagement of file administration

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    Financial benchmarking survey deadline extended to 31 October

    12 August 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    Firms now have until 31 October to submit their data for this year’s Financial Benchmarking Survey.

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    City Legal Index suggests UK recovery slowing down

    12 August 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    Data published in the Law Society / Legal Monitor City Legal Index shows that growth in the number of deals facilitated by the top 50 UK City law firms has slowed and the average value of deals has continued to fall

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    Legal right to request flexible working now in place

    12 August 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    Recent changes mean that all your staff with more than 26 weeks’ continuous service can now make a flexible working request for any reason, regardless of whether they have any caring obligations.

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    Use our campaign to promote your business

    1 September 2014 Updated: 5 November 2014

    The Law Society’s consumer-facing campaign, designed to support solicitors and the legal profession, launched on 1 September

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    Law Society responds to SRA consultation on client protections

    26 September 2014 Updated: 26 October 2014

    On 1 August 2014, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) put out a call for evidence on client protections. The Law Society has responded to this call for evidence

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    Excellence award winners announced

    10 October 2014 Updated: 5 November 2014

    The Law Society held its annual Excellence Awards ceremony on 3 October, celebrating the very best examples of innovation and good practice in the profession. Below, we shine a spotlight on some of the 2014 winners

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    LSB launches consultation on the costs of regulation - closes 28 November

    13 October 2014 Updated: 26 October 2014

    The Legal Services Board (LSB) has launched a survey aimed at gathering lawyers’ views on the costs regulation imposes on them and their businesses, in order to help identify unnecessary burdens that could potentially be removed

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