Even if making resolutions is not your thing, creating a checklist of priority actions is a useful step towards achieving your goals in 2018. We asked experts from the Law Society’s Small Firms Committee to reveal their new year resolutions for business success. Here’s a selection of their comments and advice for small firm practitioners.
Andy Poola covers top considerations that individuals should take into account in starting a new law firm
Time is running out for solicitors and law firms unprepared for the enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - but help is at hand, says Pearl Moses, head of risk and compliance at the Law Society.
Cyber security can feel daunting for a small business, which is why we’ve made the UK’s most easy-to-access guide to help them thrive online, says Alison Whitney, the NCSC’s director for Engagement.
As specialist advisors to the legal sector, we have helped many firms to start practising. That has particularly been the case during the past couple of years as the profession has become more niche-focused.
In late September, the SRA published its three month consultation on the ongoing Handbook reform - Phase 2. Marzena Lipman, policy adviser, gives an overview of the consultation and encourages members to share their views on it.
In late September, the SRA opened its three month consultation on improving the availability of information for consumers. Michael Lonergan, policy adviser, gives an overview of the consultation and encourages members to share their views on it.
Founder and managing director of Didlaw Ltd, senior solicitor Karen Jackson discusses the advantages being a smaller firm brings.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service can give you a helping hand. Its team of solicitors advises on practice and procedure on various subjects, including anti-money laundering.
Charles Hawtin, client service manager at Chancery Pii, reviews the SRA claims data findings and asks whether the data proves PII premiums are too high.