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  • Andy Harris

    How do you do?

    10 February 2016

    The Law Management Section’s 2016 Financial Benchmarking Survey suggests a generally positive outlook, but, warns Andy Harris, some firms may be slipping back into bad habits 

  • Andrew Otterburn

    Bench press

    4 August 2015

    Our 2016 Financial Benchmarking Survey is now open for contributions. We asked a law firm partner and a legal consultant why and how they use the survey to support their work

  • Andy Harris

    Hope springs

    15 February 2015

    The Law Management Section’s 2015 Financial Benchmarking Survey has just been published, and for the first time in many years, the results all suggest positive change in the market. Andy Harris from Hazlewoods introduces the results of the survey

  • Robert Banner

    Under the banner

    7 May 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    Robert Banner, new chair of the Section executive committee, outlines his plans for the Section, including helping firms through financial stability issues, and supporting smaller firms with practice management challenges

  • Andy Harris

    How do you compare?

    7 May 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    Our 2013 Financial Benchmarking Survey report is out now. Fees and profits are up once again, but partner capital is down, and many firms show signs of financial stability issues. Andy Harris introduces the results of the survey

  • Barry Wilkinson

    It all adds up

    12 February 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014

    Despite the sombre headlines of financial woe we were faced with last year, 2013 ?saw the UK economy grow and the professional services sector perform strongly. Can ?they both be right? Barry Wilkinson looks at what exactly is going on

  • Managing for Success February 2013 cover image

    Managing for Success February 2013

    8 February 2013 Updated: 24 October 2014

    This edition features the Financial Benchmarking Survey, ABSs, retirement planning, regulatory change, a business health check, data protection, client care letters, PR, change management, risk management, fees for PI work, and pensions auto-enrolment  

  • Managing for Success May 2012 cover image

    Managing for Success May 2012

    8 May 2012 Updated: 24 October 2014

    This edition features the LMS Financial Benchmarking Survey, how to access and use business intelligence, the Lexcel and the Excellence in People standards, ABSs, leadership, compliance planning, whistleblowing, and lean techniques