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    Data subject access requests – your questions answered

    22 May 2018

    In part two of our series on GDPR, Pearl Moses, Head of Risk and Compliance, Law Society, looks at the new requirement of data subject access requests and how to manage them.

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    Ten tips for staying safe in the postroom

    8 May 2018

    In these times of heightened security, it is important that every employee in your firm handling or receiving mail can identify a suspicious letter or parcel. Jason Wakefield, sales director at Todd Research, gives his top tips to ensure your postroom security is as tight as it can be.

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    What are your new year small firm business resolutions?

    4 January 2018

    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.

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    Starting a new law firm – Part II. Structure

    3 January 2018

    Andy Poola covers top considerations that individuals should take into account in starting a new law firm

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    Getting ready for the GDPR – can we help?

    18 December 2017

    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.

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    Small firms urged to follow five simple steps to thrive online

    23 October 2017

    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.

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    Starting a new law firm – what do I need to consider? Part 1

    23 October 2017

    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. 

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    A brief summary of the SRA Handbook consultation proposals - Phase 2

    23 October 2017

    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.

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    Price and service transparency - SRA consults

    23 October 2017

    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.

  • Karen Jackson

    Why small is beautiful in an increasingly competitive legal market

    5 September 2017

    Founder and managing director of Didlaw Ltd, senior solicitor Karen Jackson discusses the advantages being a smaller firm brings.

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