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    Book Review: The Perfect Legal Business

    2020-10-19T15:52:00Z

    Reuben Glynn reviews a book full of lessons for law firms and lawyers about how to build and run the perfect firm – even in tough times

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    Six ways to ensure effective virtual supervision

    2020-10-14T11:55:00Z

    Pearl Moses gives us her top tips on your regulatory obligations around supervision when many colleagues are still working remotely.

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    Small wonder

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Peter Scott examines the financial issues small firms face in the long tail of the pandemic

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    Qualifying questions

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Melissa Hardee provides an update on the introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE)

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    Making a move

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Duncan Wood talks to lawyers about how they transitioned from fee-earners to risk professionals with successful careers in legal compliance. 

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    Trust exercise

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Adam Fellows looks at the key changes to the Trust Registration Service coming later this year

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    Cyber optics

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Jonathan Freedman outlines how your firm can mitigate some of the new cyber threats

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    Arrested development

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Fiona du Feu and Andy Donovan look at the new obligation to supervise competency

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    Unauthorised access

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Tracey Calvert looks at the regulations on solicitors working in unregulated businesses

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    Stormy skies

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Andy Harris looks at the financial challenges ahead for law firms in the next few months, and what you can do to minimise the impact on your firm, including through effective forecasting

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    Inner resources

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic and lockdown have put a strain on everyone’s mental health and wellbeing. Kim Tasso looks at the role of resilience in overcoming difficulties, and how you can improve your own resilience 

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    Free reign

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Paul Bennett looks at the new freedoms introduced by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in 2019: what should you consider if you’re thinking about taking advantage of the new freedoms, and how can law firms compete with the new models?

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    Culture shock

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    In the rush to set up the right technology and frameworks for working from home, some firms have neglected the culture and people challenges of the new working environment. Jo‑Anne Wild offers some tips 

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    Call to mind

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    In the first of a two-part series about how to have conversations with your colleagues and line reports about their mental health, Lubna Gem Arielle provides a brief introduction to mental health in the workplace

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    The bright side

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    In hard times, being able to look at challenges and see opportunities is invaluable. Nick Jarrett-Kerr offers six strategies for innovative law firms keen to turn the recession to their advantage

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    Black Lives Matter in law

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Diana Bentley looks at how law firms have been working to improve the record of the legal profession on diversity and inclusion, and the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement

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    The bigger picture

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Lucy Trevelyan talks to Gary Gallen about setting up his firm, rradar, its holistic model, how it uses technology to serve clients, and how it has weathered the coronavirus pandemic

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    Home and away

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Lockdown meant that firms across the country had to implement remote working – but not all firms have taken the opportunity to harness the benefits of agile working in the long term. Grant Beecham looks at how to implement it successfully

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    Here comes the rain again

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Bob Spence looks at how to restart your rainmaking activities post-lockdown, including how to prioritise your business development efforts, and how to restart stagnant conversations with clients and prospects 

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    About time

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Did you know that switching tasks too often could eat up 40% of your productivity? Or that lawyers typically bill only 31% of their time? Colin Bohanna looks at the value of time management – and how you can improve yours