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Importance of Planning - 7 Steps to Success

Post by Admin , Jan 18, 2019.
Business Consultancy

Whether a plan is to reduce expenditure, increase new business or to bring in new methods, etc. firms should establish what it is seeking to achieve and put in place a plan, against which they can measure the success and impact of the changes.

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The Power of Reviews

Post by Admin , Dec 19, 2018.
Business Consultancy Marketing and Digital Marketing

For any business, obtaining a good review is a positive way of promoting your brand, services, products and securing new business. They provide a reference point for future customers and provide owners and managers of a business with an insight into how their company is performing and perceived.

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Business Process Improvement and Efficiency

Post by Admin , Dec 19, 2018.
Business Consultancy

Achieving an efficient way of working and through doing so reducing expenses or increasing profits should be a goal for every firm regardless of size of the type of work undertaken. Understanding where to start, how to identify improvements and how to implement change is the challenge.

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4 Ways To Maximise Law Firm Profitability

Post by Admin , Dec 19, 2018.
Business Consultancy

As with any business, making a law firm profitable is a challenge. Law firms face the usual challenges of finding the right staff, attracting new business, creating an efficient infrastructure etc. but added to this is the cost of aspects such as regulation and professional indemnity insurance which add to the overall cost of running a profitable law firm.

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9 Steps for Successful Change Management

Post by Admin , Dec 19, 2018.
Business Consultancy

Mr Green Consultancy Director, David Green, outlines the key steps which are vital to the successful implementation of change in Law Firms.

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Food for thought: Is your Law Firm's Property Department maximising its potential profitability?

Post by Admin , Dec 07, 2018.
Business Consultancy

How many firms truly give the property department the focus it needs to ensure it runs efficiently and profitable and maximise the potential that a well-run property department brings?

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5 Marketing Tricks to Improve Your Firms Online Presence

Post by Admin , Nov 20, 2018.
Marketing and Digital Marketing

Our guest author Nikki-Kim Yates, Marketing Director of FireTap Marketing, explores 5 Marketing Tricks to Improve Your Firms Online Presence.

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What’s In A Name? Are You Pronouncing These 10 Iconic Brand Names Incorrectly?

Post by Admin , Nov 20, 2018.
Brand Consultancy

Our guest author Abigail Errington, Director of FireTap Marketing, explores How to Find the Right Company Name for your Business

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Operational Change Management - The First Steps

Post by Admin , Nov 07, 2018.
Business Consultancy

Change Management impacts on a number of areas of any business. Today’s market is ever changing as new technology arrives, market forces drive change, regulation is updated or simply a business has identified a need to change their system and processes.

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Case Management System Selection

Post by Admin , Oct 19, 2018.
IT and Comms

There are a host of law firm case management systems available in today’s market, all promising to transform your business and enable you to run more efficiently and profitably. How does a firm avoid acquiring and installing a system that does not work for them?

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Cost Transparency within Law Firms

Post by Admin , Oct 15, 2018.
Legal Support

Our guest author Nikki-Kim Yates, Marketing Director of FireTap Marketing, covers how the SRA will be implementing their 'Better Information, more choice’ reforms come December 2018. Are you ready?

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Succession and Exit - Discuss Understand Plan Resolve

Post by Admin , Sep 19, 2018.
Legal Support

This paper, by our very own David Green, was originally posted to The Strategic Partner and explores the issues facing the legal market in relation to succession and exit planning. Many law firms have not given full consideration to the exit of the owners, planned or otherwise, and the impact this may have on the firm and those left behind. It is an industry wide problem with small to medium law firms impacted the most.

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Stuck For Content Ideas? Not Anymore!

Post by Admin , Aug 29, 2018.
Marketing and Digital Marketing

Our Expert Marketing Consultants recently posted a blog to FireTap - !Here are some content ideas to help you re-ignite some creativity when developing your next content strategy! (Info-graphic included)

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Equal Rights for Proportionality Factors

Post by Admin , Jul 17, 2018.
Legal Support

Our Expert Legal Consultants recently posted a blog to Civil and Commercial Costs Lawyers, discussing Equal Rights for Proportionality Factors. It was held by Master Gordon-Saker that the factors for considering proportionality under CPR 44.3(5) are all equal in terms of their importance and weight and did not prevent the recovery of costs in an amount greater that the sums in issue.

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Are late payments stifling your business growth?

Post by Admin , Jul 16, 2018.
Legal Support

Our expert Consultant Nicola Walker recently posted a blog post to Walker Thomas Solicitors, in regards to late payments. The FSB says “small businesses across the UK are still chasing £14.9 billion in late payments”

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Vital Steps to Recover Late Payments

Post by Admin , May 31, 2018.
Legal Support

Our expert Consultant Nicola Walker recently posted a blog post to Walker Thomas Solicitors, in regards to late payments. If your business is suffering from late payments, there are vital steps you need to take to help you recover your debt as quickly as possible.

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Top 10 Free Stock Photo Sites To Use In 2018

Post by Admin , May 18, 2018.
Marketing and Digital Marketing

Our Expert Marketing Consultants recently posted a blog to FireTap - Top 10 Free Stock Photo Sites To Use In 2018

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3 Key Marketing Trends To Look Out For In 2018

Post by Admin , May 08, 2018.
Marketing and Digital Marketing

Our Expert Marketing Consultants recently posted a blog to FireTap, discussing 3 Key Marketing Trends to watch out for in 2018. We all know that advertising is dominating the online world. Identifying what works and on what platform can deliver the best results can be a challenge for any brand.

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VisualFiles Programming and Management

Post by Admin , May 08, 2018.
IT and Comms

Our expert IT Consultants recently posted a blog to Rubix Technology in regards to Case Management Systems. Does your firm use VisualFiles as its Case Management System? If so are you getting the most out of your chosen system?

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A New Beginning - John Hilton considers the issues presented by the New Bill of Costs

Post by Admin , May 08, 2018.
Legal Support

Our Expert Legal Consultants recently posted a blog to Civil and Commercial Costs Lawyers, discussing the issues presented by the New Bill of Costs. It’s here. The introduction of an electronic bill of costs, brought into the Civil Procedure Rules by the 92nd update, represents one of the most significant developments to costs practice in the history of the discipline.

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The Real Risk Under GDPR

Post by Admin , May 02, 2018.
Legal Support

Our expert Consultant Nicola Walker recently posted a blog post to Walker Thomas Solicitors, in regards to GDPR and the real risks businesses are facing. With the introduction of GDPR less than one month away the real risks of any breach are being drawn to our attention every day.

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Leveraging Technology to Realise Entrepreneurial Vision

Post by Admin , Sep 21, 2017.
Business Consultancy Legal Support

The legal market is not alone in dealing with continual changes, but how law firms operate, win business and are regulated pose a unique set of challenges.

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Starting Up A Business?

Post by Admin , Apr 07, 2017.
Business Consultancy

When you are investing all your time, sweat, tears and savings into a new business venture and getting little in return - save for an adrenalin rush and increased debt - you don’t want to be grouped with the vast majority of start-ups that fail within the first 5 years.

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How to maximise cost recovery – FROM THE START

Post by Admin , Apr 07, 2017.
Cost Management

Most Law Firms involve their Costs Draftsmen when the legal work is concluded. The Draftsmen receive the case and prepare the bill using what is on the file. Hourly rates get adjusted, time gets added or removed and the final bill is prepared for the client to approve. The negotiations start and conclude.

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