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    Why 2015 was the tipping point for cybersecurity

    2015-12-08T15:51:00Z

    Paul Gribbon explains why 2015 was a watershed year for cybersecurity 

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    Growing your bottom line in 2016: Is LinkedIn worth YOUR time? Part 1

    2015-12-07T14:20:00Z

    Emily Miller and Susan Kench explain how LinkedIn can help smaller law firms to generate and support the relationships that grow their client base

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    Taking names

    2015-11-03T00:00:00Z

    Identity theft – especially the creation by cybercriminals of bogus firms – is one the biggest risks facing law firms today. But there are some simple steps you can take to mitigate the risk. Rhonda Treacy-Hales explains

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    Tech breakthrough

    2015-08-19T18:28:00Z

    Peter Wright , director of DigitalLawUK, talks to Diana Bentley about setting up his niche firm

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    Only connect

    2015-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Many law firms spend most of their online marketing budget on search engine optimisation and pay-per-click advertising. But Graham Jones advocates for a different approach, which could cost you nothing and generate far more business

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    Who do you know?

    2015-05-14T15:56:00Z

    David Gilroy explains how effective client relationship management can help you keep and win clients, and how to get it right in practice

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    A tangled web

    2015-05-14T15:38:00Z

    It has been said that there are two types of firms: those that know they have been attacked by cybercriminals, and those that don’t yet know. Francis Dingwall looks at how to prevent attacks, and how to mitigate them when they do happen

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    Software and tear

    2015-02-15T20:53:00Z

    Major IT change projects are notoriously prone to failure, leaving a business out of pocket and without the changes it needed to compete effectively. Richard Kerr presents a six-step process to avoid some of the common pitfalls

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    Hope for the best

    2014-08-12T00:00:00Z

    Recent years have seen the UK suffer from flooding, swine flu, hacking scandals and many other disasters that could affect law firms. Lisa Hesketh explains how business continuity planning can help if the worst happens – and the other benefits it can bring

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    Spreading the word

    2014-08-12T00:00:00Z

    Keystone Law managing director James Knight on becoming a ‘dispersed’ law firm

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    Talking points

    2014-08-12T00:00:00Z

    In the second of a series on the risks of using social media in law firms, Ray O’Connor looks at how to mitigate risk in order to reap the benefits of social media for your firm, your people and your clients

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    Careless talk

    2014-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Social media is now a key communications and marketing channel for most law 
firms, but not all of them anticipate or seek to mitigate the major risks it could pose to their business. Ray O’Connor explains

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    When disaster strikes

    2013-11-12T00:00:00Z

    The threats from natural or man-made disasters and cyber-hacking make IT disaster recovery planning a critical subject for modern law firms. Matt Rhodes looks at some options for protecting your systems and data

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    Back to front

    2013-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Deborah Atkins explains how streamlining back office processes through new technology can free up time for HR staff to focus on attraction and retention, developing fee-earners’ skills and improving client satisfaction

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    Beyond the buzzwords

    2013-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Joanna Goodman looks at how mid-sized law firms are choosing between the seemingly endless range of technology options, to develop their business, serve clients and equip themselves for the changing market

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    Managing for Success February 2013

    2013-02-08T19:07:00Z

    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  

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    Managing for Success November 2012

    2012-11-12T19:15:00Z

    This edition features mergers, inclusive working culture, cross-selling, thought leadership, employing a business development manager, LLP conversion, outsourcing, an employment law update, and social media  

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    Managing for Success August 2012

    2012-08-06T19:21:00Z

    This edition features ABSs, becoming a niche practice, tax planning, legal project management, using your partner reward system to achieve competitive advantage, and the challenges for legal businesses of the move towards paperless courts