Humans, generally speaking, do not enjoy change. Our desire to avoid it is well documented. Most of us will walk the same route to work each day. We will order our favourite food from a takeaway restaurant, rather than try something new. We find the familiar comforting. However, most of us are also aware that change is necessary. Essential even.
In recent weeks, Clocktimizer teamed up with LawVision to look at strategies which do just that. We put together a flash survey, shared on Linkedin, focusing on questions around pricing, profitability and project management.
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.
Business stakeholders are more demanding on cashflow position, and in particular look for more predictability in receipts from clients. Law firms have used different strategies to manage their finances through these uncertain times, including controlling costs with the government’s furlough scheme, reducing the working week, and reducing non-essential expenditure, including major project activities.
Look at this: Same guy, different expression. There's only one thing that can sway this man's opinion, and that's a full Legal Governance, Risk and Compliance strategy for your organization—it's an easier sell when it's about saving millions in regulatory fines!
The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has made one thing very clear: traditional ways of working will forever be changed. As law firms across the globe partake in the world’s biggest work-from-home experiment, many are quickly realising the importance of digital transformation.
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.