The legal industry is markedly different to how it was just a few years ago and there's more change afoot. While any law firm recognises the ongoing need for change, many are unsure how to do it. That's why your Autumn-Winter Readit covers all things change related. Read how to react to evolving legislation, use technology for best commercial advantage, utilise free DMS functionality, adopt an outsourcing model to operate leaner and integrate your core systems.
During a catered midday social gathering held on Wednesday 5th October, we presented a cheque for £6,145 to the Alzheimer's Society. We assembled over lunch with our Middlesbrough office Wilton Centre residents to hand over monies generated from our recent Hadrian's Wall fundraiser to an official Alzheimer's Society representative, Lucy King.
In our latest handy hints article, Denise Butler at Peacock Risk Management explains how law firms can become more profitable by reviewing work currently undertaken and establishing a new division to cater for new work types added into the mix. Denise's advice ranges from recruiting the right people to achieving quality standards.
Our charity crusade continues. Since our last charity update only a few weeks ago, we've raised dress-down funds for ABF The Soldiers' Charity, held another blood donor session and arranged a Macmillan coffee and cake event to coincide with the national 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning' campaign tomorrow. Read more including a thank you message from Tom Cuff-Burnett at The Soldiers' Charity.
Are firms doing enough to measure, manage and create efficient working practice in order to protect margin? In short, the answer has to be ‘no’. There are some firms that are doing it very well, but even then there are always improvements that could be made. Most others aren’t. In this top tips article, Andy Poole, Armstrong Watson, offers easy-to-follow advice on how to change behaviours and maximise results.
We're organising a midday social event on 5th October where we'll get to know our Middlesbrough Wilton Centre neighbours and nearby-located clients better by chatting over lunch. We'll also present a cheque for £6,145 to the Alzheimer's Society from our recent Hadrian's Wall walk charity fundraiser. Register to attend our free lunchtime gathering.