Coronavirus (COVID-19): practical support for your business, family and finances

We work in partnership with carefully selected organisations that have identified offers and opportunities to help you navigate the process of returning to a ‘new normal’.

We'll update this list when we hear of other offers that may help you and your business.

Business continuity and COVID-19

Dutch BD is offering marketing and business development support for free from its large network of experts.

Email Dutch BD or visit the website

Financial planning during a pandemic

Armstrong Watson provides information on cash flow and top tips to help you deal with the challenges ahead.

Find out more about cash flow continuity

Andy Poole from Armstrong Watson has written an article exploring the succession options for law firms post-COVID.

Has your or your household's financial situation been impacted by coronavirus? From furlough and reduced hours, to reduced travel costs and general outgoings, few households have been left untouched.

Wesleyan Bank understands that tackling finances during uncertain times can often seem like an insurmountable task, and so has adapted its financial reviews to focus on staying on top of your finances right now. You can book a no obligation, personal, one hour session by emailing sarah.deacon@wesleyan.co.uk.

Wesleyan Bank’s new guide gives advice for law firms on working in the current environment and financial planning during these unprecedented times.

Download the financial planning during COVID-19 guide (PDF 2.3 MB)

Read Wesleyan's article on building financial resilience through this current climate

Read Wesleyan's article on funding options for small law firms

Clio has launched a $1 million COVID-19 Legal Relief Initiative. It's providing financial aid, subsidised legal technology, and educational support to the global legal community.

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, visit the initiative page to learn more or apply.

Remote working, GDPR, and cybersecurity

Safelink is offering Law Society members a free online secure portal within which you and your team can securely share documents with colleagues or clients.

Access Safelink's offer

Attract, retain and service more business for your law firm. The Link App gives you the tools on any device to instantly transform your client experience. In the current environment with the effects of COVID-19 and its impact on the world of work, the product is being offered to law firms for free.

Find out more about the Link App

Sophisticated cyber stings are no longer focused in businesses – many of us are now being targeted at home, making us all the more vulnerable as we work remotely.

Our partner Hiscox explains

Briefed is offering free webinars for Law Society members to help them stay GDPR-safe while remote working. increase in cyber-attacks. These interactive webinars last about one hour for up to 50 attendees. Topics include:

  • working – real life data breaches
  • common security risks and how to manage them
  • crisis management

Find out more about Briefed

View the staying GDPR-safe while remote working webinar

CISCO is offering members free access and advice on using and maximising the benefits of its Webex conferencing platform.

Sign up for free and find advice on how to use CISCO

Keep in touch with your clients whenever they need you. Our partner Tesco Mobile are offering a joining bonus and a discount for Law Society members.

Find out more about Tesco Mobile

Learning and development

The SRA conducted a thematic review of the new ‘continued competence’ regime recently, so now is an excellent time to reflect on this and catch up on reading and knowledge:

Luminance is offering access to daily virtual demonstrations, and regular ‘virtual roundtables’ on the most pressing topics.

Visit the Luminance website or contact the Luminance team.

Wellbeing

Bupa asked some of its GPs to share tips and advice on how to support children with their mental health during the current pandemic.

Read BUPA's articles

Graham Pembrey from Bupa discusses wellbeing for legal professionals: How do staff in the legal sector feel about their wellbeing at work? 

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