This is the fifth blog in this series of posts where we’re discussing how lawyers and law firms are struggling to cope with the lockdown and what we can suggest to help them. Many aren’t set up for homeworking, social distancing or self-isolation.
As the glimmerings of a possible emergence from the Coronavirus lockdown appear on the distant horizon we can be sure that business is already planning a sprint from the click of the starting gun. A flurry of marketing and sales activity is certain as is the scramble to find and win those rare client opportunities.
Through acknowledging the challenges that law firms currently face in the Covid-19 crisis, this article discusses how leaders of SME law firms can maintain productivity, use the downturn to improve their business, embrace digital change and recognise new opportunities as we emerge into the new normal.
The survey aims to map how COVID-19 has affected & is affecting the legal business. We want to find out how COVID-19 and being on lockdown has affected you and your work; how have business levels have changed, what impact there has been on staff levels and your thoughts on how things will progress.
This is number two in this blog series, where I’ll try to set out some suggestions – from my own experience and the experience of others close to me – on how you might manage things in the short-term, the medium-term and in the longer term.
In this blog series, I’ll try to set out some suggestions – from my own experience and the experience of others close to me – on how you might manage things in the short-term, the medium-term and in the longer term.
Most of our staff need to work from home now, and Teams seems the obvious means of collaboration. It’s important we don’t curb people’s productivity, but at the same time we’re concerned about information privacy and security protocols being breached if users are unwittingly careless. How can we achieve a safe middle ground?
With teams popping up all over the place, though, we’re wondering how we’ll manage to consolidate all of this current remote activity with the carefully-ordered document and content systems we use internally?