While we're on the crusade for charity, it's now only 18 days until we take on this year's major fundraising challenge - Hadrian's Wall in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. On Saturday 14th May, a keen team of 30 Quill employees will walk a 30-mile stretch between Banks and Bowness-on-Solway. Our goal is to beat last year's Yorkshire Three Peaks fundraising target, so please support us if you can. Read more and pledge monies.
Our Managing Director, Julian Bryan, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA), the UK industry body for legal systems developers and vendors. Julian's delighted to be picking up the Chairman’s baton to build on the successes of his predecessors. More.
We're pleased as punch to add another feather to our cap for achieving a superior ranking in NED's Legal IT Shortlist 2016. Our "Go-To Brand for Small Law Firms: Tier 2" status entitles us to wear this NED badge (pictured) with pride. So, if you're planning to draw upon NED's resources to devise or sanity check your shortlisted potential suppliers, we'll see you there!
It’s World Wide Web Week which is a great excuse to explore the opportunities presented by the internet in the workplace. In other words: cloud computing. The cloud’s here to stay and it’s fast becoming the new normal. For good reason too. Law firms are migrating to the cloud en masse because of the huge benefits it brings. Read our list of the top 10 benefits of cloud-hosted software.
Our AGM will take place this Friday 22nd April 2016. Because all Quill employees attend our AGMs, the event necessitates closure of our offices for a period of between 4¼ hours and a full day. Find out the shut down periods of our Manchester, Liverpool, Middlesbrough and Brighton offices.
When you consider that even a humble laptop or mobile phone is an “information system” prone to theft or hacking - and that very few fee earners working in 2016 will not be using a multitude of internet-connected devices - it’s clear to see why cybersecurity is of the utmost relevance to law firms. Access essential cybersecurity tips from Danny Walker at IT Farm.