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Sally Azarmi: Cut back on overheads


Sally Azarmi recommends keeping close track of business expenses


Jon Whittle: Challenges for small firms


Jon Whittle shares insights on the problems facing small firms today

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Paul Bennett: Stand out with better communication


Paul Bennett endorses the ‘art of the telephone call’


Jon Whittle: Lexis Nexis’ research on small law firms


Jon Whittle reveals how small firms are viewing future business prospects

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Tony Roe: Three tips for giving the best customer service


Tony Roe advises active listening for happy clients

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We commission exclusive articles designed to support small law firms and sole practices, and showcase the experiences and expertise of these businesses and the people who work in them

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5 steps to starting your diversity & inclusion action plan


The benefits of creating a diverse and inclusive workplace are well documented - evidence shows that diverse teams are more effective and help improve overall business performance. But if you’re a small firm and don’t have the budget for widescale initiatives, where do you start? Liz Bryne, head of learning ...

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Five tips for refreshing your law firm’s website


Dave Seager of SIFA Professional outlines five steps you can take to reboot your firm’s website and attract new clients, in light of the SRA’s Transparency Rules.

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About the Small firms Division

Your Small Firms Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all smaller legal businesses, including sole practitioners.

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