Your new cybersecurity-themed Readit newsletter is now ready for download. Cybercrime is a hot topic which continues to dominate the legal press with regular hacking attacks on law firms and successful cyber raids to the tune of £48 million over the past 18 months. It's time to get vigilant and tighten up your cybersecurity.
Read how to protect your business from cyber threats, access user tips on securing your desktop and safely sending case files to clients... plus more.
Our staff are volunteering, fundraising and dressing down on Fridays for charity. Volunteering: find out about Phil Cook's coaching role at Acklam RUFC for under 7s and 8s, Cindy's fortnightly stints at the Butterwick Hospice charity shop and our third annual volunteering day for Butterwick Hospice's Willy Wonka Chocolate Walk. Fundraising: discover this year's big charity challenge where we're tackling a 30-mile stretch of Hadrian's Wall for the Alzheimer's Society. Dressing down: read how the PSP Association received our February monies.
Setting up a law firm is an exciting time for anyone branching out alone in business. But there’s a lot to consider and paperwork galore. Legal accounts is one such pressing matter. When Martin Crighton and Jon Smith launched their new business, Right Choice Conveyancing, seven years ago, amongst the multitude of tasks was scanning the marketplace for legal accounts software. But, what began as a hunt for legal accounts software ended with fully outsourced cashiering support. Find out why.
Situated in city centre Manchester, there’s a law firm with a different DNA than most. Two law firms in fact. Acorn Law Northwest Solicitors Limited and Elizabeth Hassall Family Law Limited are the brainchild of entrepreneur, Martyn Maund. Both companies are Alternative Business Structures. In our latest case study, Martyn attributes his success of two ABS launches in just three years partly to cloud software and outsourced cashiering support from Quill.
We've been on the money-making quest for charity again by dressing in our casuals for work as part of our monthly dress-down Friday fundraiser. January's charity was Support Dogs. Our £54 donated to the cause will enable Support Dogs to train more animals to help disabled people with everyday tasks, warn individuals with epilepsy of oncoming seizures and give support to children with autism. Read more including a thank you note from Support Dogs and comments from our MD, Julian.
In our latest case study, Jane Lodeto, Solicitor and Director at Browns Solicitors, explains why she chose our Interactive hosted legal accounts software and Pinpoint outsourced legal cashiering service for her start-up business. A year on, Jane refers other start-ups to Quill.