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  • Andy Harris

    A sneak preview

    9 April 2019 By Andy Harris, Paul McCluskey

    The 2019 Law Management Section Financial Benchmarking Survey will be published very soon. In the meantime, Andy Harris , lead author of the report, gives a sneak peek at some of the key findings

  • Data - woman holding a phone connecting to a chain of information blocks

    Information is power

    9 April 2019 By Derek Fitzpatrick

    The idea of being a data-driven business can sound intimidating – something best left to PhD statisticians and data scientists. But monitoring data at your firm doesn’t need to be difficult, and it can bring real benefits. Derek Fitzpatrick explains

  • Barry Wilkinson

    Hard cash

    9 April 2019 By Barry Wilkinson

    Law firms often focus on profits, but cashflow is far more important to the success of your firm, says Barry Wilkinson. But what are the key causes of cashflow difficulties, how can you tackle them, and how can you avoid them in future?

  • social media icons

    Podcast: Social media, data protection and cybersecurity best practice

    2 April 2019

    It can be a struggle to understand the nature of social media. The top 10 law firms in the UK think that cyber threats are a major concern when using social media platforms.

  • Sally Azarmi

    Share and share alike

    12 March 2019 By Sally Azarmi

    New coworking and shared workspaces are popping up all over England and Wales. But can they work for law firms? Sally Azarmi outlines the benefits she’s found since she started coworking

  • Piggy bank

    How to find your ideal banking partner and make the move

    18 February 2019 By Sara Hutton

    With the RBS Business Banking Switch launching on 25 February, more firms than ever will be weighing up a move to a new bank. Sara Hutton explains what you need to consider.

  • Andrew Allen

    Blow-by-blow account

    15 January 2019 By Andrew Allen

    Andrew Allen provides an overview of the changes to the SRA Accounts Rules, expected to come into force in April 2019. What are the challenges and opportunities, and what do firms need to do now to prepare?

  • Andrew Otterburn

    The road ahead

    15 January 2019 By Andrew Otterburn

    Members of the Law Management Section committee led sessions at a roadshow this winter to highlight the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead for law firm financial advisers and finance directors. Andrew Otterburn reports back

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    Outside voice

    2 October 2018 By Tom Blandford

    External investment is increasingly common in the legal sector, and for all sizes of firm. But is it for you? Tom Blandford helps you decide

  • Robert Postlethwaite

    Share and share alike

    3 July 2018 By Robert Postlethwaite

    Involving employees in the ownership of a business can improve performance, motivate your people, promote team spirit and cohesion, and support succession planning. Robert Postlethwaite looks at the options for law firms

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