As lockdown restrictions ease and the practical implications of what ‘return to work’ actually means are considered, law firm leaders are working to identify the priority areas that need their attention.
Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is by no means a new idea, with service providers as far back as 2005 attempting to deliver remote desktop experiences from data centres, but now begins a new chapter in its development and application.
Whether yours is a smaller solicitors’ practice or barristers’ chamber or one with hundreds of partners and staff spread across a number of different offices, the current coronavirus crisis has greatly and adversely affected everything.
Over that past 5 years I have engaged with at least 5 legal practices for a number of different requirements. I didn’t particularly plan it that way, generally I try and maintain a great working relationship with just the one service provider – my thinking being that it promotes a deeper understanding of us, our preferences and our business that should ultimately benefit us.
At Miller we believe that law firms of all sizes should consider mental health as part of their risk mitigation. Not only is it the right thing to do to support your employees, it also helps to reduce risk, errors and potential claims.
As I write this there is an emerging sense of movement towards an eventual release from lockdown restrictions. News updates from around the world detail gradual and tentative steps towards what is being described at the “New Normal”.