Articles covering 'Law firm management'

Fighting the (financial) flab – costs that creep up (almost) unnoticed

on 1 April, 2013 No comments yet -

 When you’re running a business the costs can creep up when we’re not looking… (a little bit like putting on weight)… the next thing we know, we’re tied into contracts and weighed down by large overheads and we wonder how we got there?!

Lisa Newton (CoreLegal founder member and founder of Boogles Ltd, the London-based specialist bookkeeping service for solicitors and barristers) offers her latest perspective on what can be the difference between profit and loss for  law firms.

Article Categories: bookkeeping,Law firm management,outsourcing,Professional opinion,reducing overheads,smaller law firms
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3 Numbers To Keep An Eye On

on 7 February, 2013 No comments yet -

There is a saying – ‘if winning didn’t count, no-one would keep track of the scores’, so when you’re running a business, SOMEone, should be keeping track of the scores.  

This blog from Lisa Newton (CoreLegal founder member and founder of Boogles Ltd, the London-based specialist bookkeeping service for solicitors and barristers) will give you three ideas of what you can track on the FINANCE side of your business… and why its so important.

Article Categories: bookkeeping,Law firm management,Professional opinion
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Cloud computing for solicitors – key points of the latest ICO Guide

on 10 January, 2013 No comments yet -

“Excuse me, but I really would like to know how and where exactly you are storing, protecting and handling the personal data belonging to my clients!” 

Seems a simple enough and sensible Date Protection Act question for Solicitors and Barristers to ask, but be surprised by the number of IT companies, outsource IT service providers and cloud service providers who will try to side-step the question or convince you it is unnecessary to even ask.

CoreLegal member company Parachute IT take a look at one of the hot IT topics – Cloud computing. Following the publication of a recent guide on this subject they provide expert insights that solicitors and barristers should be aware of.

Article Categories: Cloud computing,Hot Topics,Law firm management,Legal IT,Legal software,reducing overheads,SRA compliance
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“Everything changes but you…”

on 23 October, 2012 No comments yet -

New CoreLegal member Caroline Newman (Founder and CEO of Lawdacity™)  gives some law firm leadership insights in advance of her presence at a Strategic Leadership Forum on 24th October. The event includes Professor Stephen Mayson and former dragon James Caan. Caroline will be co-chairing three of the workshops and Lawdacity™ will be exhibiting at the event.

Article Categories: Events and seminars,Law firm management,Leadership
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