Magnetic client attraction – part two


Rachel Brushfield explains how to feel comfortable marketing yourself and your firm.

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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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The key tax changes for 2019 so far


Jim Meakin, tax partner at Armstrong Watson, rounds up some of the key tax developments this year for small businesses.

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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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About the Small firms Division

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Starting a new law firm – Part II. Structure

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


Marcus Hayes - my niche practice firm

Marcus Hayes, managing director of Mason Hayes, tells us how he runs his niche practice as a competitive business.


Melanie Craig - my client-focused firm

Having set up and expanded her sole practice, Melanie Craig, principal of Craig solicitors, says providing outstanding client care is the key to success.

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Q and A with Sally Azarmi

A Q and A with Sally Azarmi, new chair of the small firms committee, reveals exciting plans for 2016 as she sets out her priorities and introduces the small firms division engagement programme.

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