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.
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.