25th May 2018 saw new legislation in relation to Data Protection - yes, I know you have heard or seen nothing but GDPR on social media. Over the last few months I have been visiting firms of all sizes and disciplines and in the lead up to GDPR some of those firms have been [...]
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At the recent Teal Annual Conference I spoke to the delegates about Technology in Compliance, following on from that I would like to ask you these questions? 1 - How do your current systems and processes work for you? 2 - As a firm are you all working on the same system or is [...]
Teal Compliance & Lockton Annual Compliance Conference 2018: Navigating a Year of Change - Book your tickets from this link As an Associate of Teal Compliance I am pleased to announce our first annual conference. Take advantage of the early bird booking to avoid disappointment 2018 is a significant year for Law Firm Compliance. [...]
The legal industry can be a mixture of things both good and not so good. People tend to focus on the things that drive them, whether it’s the bottom line of fee income or having to make what some people may see as ruthless decisions for the success of the business. However, I also [...]
At the start of 2018 most us will have sat down and set personal new years’ resolutions. There are two questions I have in relation to this: 1 – How many of those resolutions are you maintaining? 2 – Out of those resolutions, where any of them business focused? Whether you are the decision [...]
Is there anything special about this Thursday 1 February? You may not know, but it is “Talk Thursday”. We all talk day in day out, but do we really talk and do we really listen. Talk Thursday is to raise awareness of mental health. Whilst mental health is talked about more than in previous years, [...]
The mere mention of the “C” word tends to fill people with dread and many firms, Partners or owners continue to bury their heads in the sand. Many firms have changed the structure of their business support showing that there is a significant shift from the misconception of “fee burners” and “fee earners”. Firms have [...]
LawNet have been conducting research and have produced a white paper outlining the research readings. This is not only a worthwhile and informative read, but it affirms all the things I tell firms when I am assisting them with compliance. I whole heartedly agree with LawNet’s headline “A cultural shift in attitude towards risk [...]