This week, we have a guest blog from Bill Kirby, director of Professional Choice Consultancy offering advice to firms on business issues from strategy, planning, business development, the effective use of IT applications and IT hosting for compliance, business continuity and DR.
Can you easily show this to your clients before moving onto conversations about fees? If not, you’ll probably encounter one of the biggest challenges of an initial consultation: getting your prospective client to see the value of the services you are offering and therefore to say ‘yes’ to the fees you want to charge.
When it comes to choosing the right search reports for a property transaction, it is important to fully assess the requirements of each case to ensure the correct levels of risk assessment are undertaken at the outset.
An increasing number of legal firms are looking to the cloud to deliver cost-efficiencies and flexibility, and many are becoming more confident with providers’ IT security and datacentre compliance capabilities.
Compliance with laws and regulations such as the GDPR, anti-money laundering laws and other regulatory requirements are all crucial, and you must be confident you and your firm are managing the responsibilities appropriately.
With many firms now adopting a ‘cloud first’ strategy, and with so many cloud options available, firms must ensure that the IT strategy fits in with the business strategy, therefore future-proofing their firm and driving real bottom-line value.