Law Society blog - business
Here are all the posts tagged with "business".
24 October 2017
Today, company directors need to understand that the law requires them to ensure that their company is required to police itself for good corporate governance. The days have long gone when directors could say that their singular role in life was to maximise company profits, without considering the wider implications of its actions.
06 June 2017
If you're not a Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP), you might ask what a risk register is, and if you are a COLP, you should definitely have one.
28 April 2017
With the country going to the polls on 8 June, the Law Society has established our priorities for the next Government on law and justice. We will be releasing a full vision for law and justice next week. One of the priorities will be maintaining legal certainty for Brexit.
18 April 2017
There’s one big thing that’s killing our ability to focus and give our work the attention it requires: digital distraction — the overwhelming bombardment of text messages, emails, pop-ups, news feeds, and updates from which it is almost impossible to hide.
03 April 2017
This week the House of Commons will begin its Easter recess and will return on Monday 18 April. The House of Lords will continue to sit with a number of motions on Brexit and evidence sessions on co-operation with the EU on criminal justice and security.
23 February 2017
Barry Wilkinson makes the case for time capture and why it is essential to profitability
10 February 2017
With cases of exploitation thrusting UK employment law into the spotlight, Nick Denys looks at how the system can be made fairer for all. Reading time: 2 minutes
02 February 2017
The Panama Papers leak exposed the most common weakest link in law firms' cybersecurity: its people. Mark Leiser looks at what firms can learn from the scandal.
30 November 2016
Steve Deutsch, chief executive of Wesleyan Bank, offers his top five tips to help law firms stay on top of their finances.
19 October 2016
In his second instalment of his diary of a start-up family law firm, Robin Charrot shares the lessons learned from Evolve’s first year.
06 October 2016
A solicitor's career hinges on their ability to win work. Douglas McPherson suggests five alternative options for those that don't like formal networking.
02 September 2016
Richard Heinrich looks at the seven deadly sins of writing legal documents.
04 August 2016
Karen Jackson discusses the curse of connectivity and how to switch off when on holiday.
03 June 2016
LHS Solicitors discuss the growth of AI and the impact it will have on the legal profession.
05 May 2016
The proposed plans to increase tribunal fees, the success of the Rights of Women legal challenge and progress on the UN Business and Human Rights principles - these are just a few of the highlighted issues in this month's president's blog.
06 April 2016
Andy Harris looks at the results of this year's Financial Benchmarking Survey.
17 March 2016
In the first instalment of a new series, Robin Charrot reflects on the early stages of setting up his law firm and provides practical advice for those who are considering doing the same.
11 February 2016
Kerrie Fuller explains how excellent customer service is the key to growing your business.
25 November 2015
Markus Coleman explains the three simple steps to effective knowledge management for your firm.
08 October 2015
Catherine Dixon, Law Society chief executive, outlines the Society's latest work on economic modelling of the impact of a possible UK exit from the European Union on the legal services sector.
30 September 2015
Jonathan Smithers welcomes in the opening of the legal year and shares the highlights of the month to come.He also discusses the launch of our business and human rights programme and provides an update on court fees and the SRA's response to our consumer credit consultation.
17 September 2015
Sarah Smith outlines the range of human rights activity carried out at the Law Society, and explains how you can get involved.
10 September 2015
David Yeoward explains why it is important to have and to stick to a bid process, and outlines three easy steps to winning new clients.
30 July 2015
Julie Nicholds discusses the steps you can take to identify, manage and retain the talent in your business.
08 July 2015
Welcome to our new blog. Our staff and wider networks have a wealth of knowledge about specialist topics that we’re going to showcase here. Through the frequent provision of useful and concise information, advice and commentary, we hope to support our members’ everyday legal practice and their professional life.