Practice Management

Practice Management

Professional Indemnity insurance remains one of the three largest overheads for any law firm, along with staff and building costs. Throughout 2018, the Professional Indemnity insurance market has continued to see change ripple under the surface, stimulated by the potential implications of Brexit and a wider nervousness towards the economy. Furthermore, the latest consultation from the SRA seeking to change the minimum level of indemnity required by law firms has seen certain insurers reduce their exposure as margins continue to diminish.

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Article by Sean O'Brien, director at DVV Solutions

If GDPR hasn’t raised the stakes and drawn attention to the risks in the data supply chain then maybe nothing will.

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Article by Sean O'Brien, director at DVV Solutions

If GDPR hasn’t raised the stakes and drawn attention to the risks in the data supply chain then maybe nothing will.

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NetDocuments is excited to announce its annual summit, ndElevate 2018 taking place in London.

Don’t believe the hype, implementing HR software doesn’t mean taking the ‘human’ out of human resources.

Nearly three-quarters of HR professionals feel that they don’t possess enough knowledge of how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning works, according to a poll in a recent Cascade-sponsored webinar.

Yet, the same amount also felt that AI has a place within their organisation, with nearly 20% feeling it was the biggest catalyst for change within the modern HR landscape.

Solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers’ databases, by the very nature of what they do, contain highly sensitive information of a very personal nature on the lives of thousands of clients that must be protected at all times regardless of the regulatory environment.

Underpinning every relationship with a client is the belief that their information and their dealings are completely confidential and that information is only shared with those who absolutely need to know.

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Employers have a duty of care to their employees, and many are exploring different ways to try to ensure that work is not an unbearable source of debilitating anxiety, stress and depression. Some employers have been encourage mindfulness in the workplace for some years now, including many law firms in the USA and UK. But, what is mindfulness and can it really make staff working in UK law firms happier and healthier?

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Summertime – and the living can be less than easy if you have to work in a hot office. And with 80 per cent of UK office workers thought to complain about the temperature in their workplace, it’s hardly a trivial matter, with half of UK offices believed to be too hot during the summer.

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European law firm, Fieldfisher, has extended the firm’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, LexisOne, from LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions to its Belgium office in Brussels.  This expansion is part of the phased rollout of LexisOne to Fieldfisher’s ever-expanding international office network, to create a unified business environment across the law firm.  

NetDocuments is in the business of trust. We securely store and deliver content services for our global customers 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Every consumer has expectations that their product partners are honest. The NetDocuments team believes honesty and transparency are two sides of the same coin.  

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