All Law Management articles – Page 17

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    Feature

    Prevention and cure

    2018-07-03T09:03:00Z

    Law firms have been among the many businesses affected by sexual harassment allegations in recent months. Samantha Mangwana , introduced by Alison Downie , explains how to prevent sexual harassment in a law firm, and how to handle accusations if they do occur

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    Opinion

    Awards season

    2018-07-03T09:03:00Z

    Ann Harrison looks back at the Section’s annual conference and the implementation of the GDPR, and ahead to our autumn event and the Excellence Awards ceremony

  • Lucy Trevelyan
    Feature

    A smaller piece of PII

    2018-07-03T01:00:00Z

    Lucy Trevelyan looks at the professional indemnity insurance landscape for the years ahead. How can firms take advantage of a soft market and prepare for it hardening? What might proposed changes to minimum cover mean for the profession and clients?

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    Feature

    Turning over a new leaf

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    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

  • Vanessa Ugatti
    Feature

    Worth every penny

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    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

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    Feature

    Bright ideas

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Clients are demanding innovation from their legal advisers, and not only in relation to technology. So how can law firms develop a culture and process which fosters innovation in an effective way? Alastair Beddow and Ben Kent explain

  • Ann Harrison
    Feature

    The Annual Conference: the highlights

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    The Law Management Section annual conference took place in London on 26 April. Ann Harrison , chair of the Section, provides the highlights from the panel session, and members of the committee offer their key takeaways from the day

  • Andrew Otterburn
    Feature

    Getting away from it all

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    A partner retreat can help strengthen the partnership, and is a key part of the process of developing strategy and making change. Andrew Otterburn explains how to run a successful retreat

  • Robert Postlethwaite
    Feature

    Share and share alike

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    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

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    News

    SRA gives green light to freelance solicitors

    2018-06-19T16:26:00Z

    Last week, the SRA announced a series of decisions on the outcome of its Handbook reforms. Marzena Lipman, policy adviser at the Law Society, gives an overview of the changes.  

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    News

    Firms’ websites must show prices, SRA announces

    2018-06-19T08:11:00Z

    Under new proposals confirmed by the SRA, law firms will now be required to publish the prices they charge. This will cover conveyancing, probate, motoring offences, immigration advice and the cost of bringing claims before an employment tribunal.

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    Feature

    The proposed PII reforms – who benefits?

    2018-06-04T13:59:00Z

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) wants to reduce the minimum levels of insurance cover that regulated firms must hold. The Law Society will be submitting our analysis of the proposals. But one of the questions we are left with is: who will benefit from these reforms?

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    News

    Best of the web – June 2018

    2018-06-04T09:36:00Z

    This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on new technology, workplace culture and mental health.

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    Event

    Finance and business forum 2018 (7 November, London)

    2018-05-31T15:54:00Z

    Bookings are now open for our finance and business forum 2018. The forum offers essential guidance on how to manage and achieve success in the running of a law firm. Early bird booking fees are available until 5 October.

  • Neil Ford
    Feature

    Tangled web

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Neil Ford discusses how cybersecurity trends seen in 2017 are likely to develop in 2018, and outlines how you can affordably mitigate the threats your firm faces, while meeting increasingly complex compliance obligations

  • Ed Whittington
    Feature

    Moore is more

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Diana Bentley talks to Moore Blatch managing partner Ed Whittington about the firm’s strategy for growth

  • Leanne Yendell
    Feature

    Open market

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Law firms have less than six weeks to ensure they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. As part of our series of articles, Leanne Yendell explains the changes her firm has made to ensure its marketing communications comply

  • Alastair Beddow
    Feature

    On the map

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    A third of firms say improving client experience is their top strategic priority. Client journey mapping provides a simple, structured process for delivering more consistent client service and enhancing profitability, argue Alastair Beddow and Ben Kent

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    Feature

    Young at heart

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Nurturing and developing new talent isn’t just altruistic: it can bring real benefits to your business and help set both you and them up for future success. Nicola Jones explains

  • Andrew Otterburn
    Feature

    A picture of health

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    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