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  • 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

  • Vanessa Ugatti

    Worth every penny

    3 July 2018 By Vanessa Ugatti

    Lawyers are not good at charging their true worth. They take their expertise for granted. They go out of their way to deliver for clients. But if you charge your true worth, you will generate more income without having to get more clients. Vanessa Ugatti explains

  • simon mccrum

    Turning over a new leaf

    3 July 2018 By Simon McCrum

    The Law Management Section’s Finance and Business Forum takes place this November. Simon McCrum provides a sneak peek of what he’ll be talking about in his session: why turnover is the wrong measure of a law firm’s success

  • lms financial benchmarking survey 2018 cover

    The bearer of good news

    17 April 2018 By Andy Harris

    This year, for the first time, the Law Management Section’s Financial Benchmarking Survey report is free for all practices. And the results show continued improvements across the market. Andy Harris explains

  • Andrew Otterburn

    A picture of health

    17 April 2018 By Andrew Otterburn

    Financial stability is making headlines: a string of big names have declared insolvency in recent months, many after issuing profit warnings. Andrew Otterburn provides a simple guide to measuring and monitoring your firm’s financial health

  • Jake Fox

    Plan ahead

    17 April 2018 By Jake Fox

    The subject of succession planning is one that law firms are spending a lot of time considering, so just be aware of the implications on your PII cover, writes Jake Fox

  • steve deutsch black and white

    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.

  • Andrew Otterburn

    Made to measure

    10 October 2017 By Andrew Otterburn

    In your financial reporting, do you focus on fees and hours? If so, you’re missing a trick, according to Andrew Otterburn. Focusing on gross profit can help you with everything from gearing to pricing, and productivity to teamwork. 

  • access denied legal aid report image

    Law Society publishes new report on LASPO

    4 July 2017

    The report includes 25 recommendations to government, focusing on issues including increasing children’s access to legal aid, reintroducing legal aid for early advice, and improving Exceptional Case Funding and the legal aid means test

  • zoe holland 140x94

    Up close and personal

    4 July 2017 By Zoe Holland

    With fixed recoverable costs looming on the horizon, personal injury firms and departments must make a decision: adapt to survive, or stop practising in this volatile area. Zoe Holland looks at the options

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