Forget qualifications – experience is what law firms need, finds Clayton Legal survey

News Article - 14/06/2018 : Clayton legal, Clayton Legal London, Clayton Legal Manchester, Clayton Legal Preston, Clayton recruitment, legal recruitment agency, Solicitors jobs, Human Resources, Technology

Following its 2018 salary survey, Clayton Legal reports that law firms are facing serious challenges thanks to a lack of experienced solicitors. The survey, conducted in February and March of this year, is the most comprehensive of its kind in...

REC finance and legal group meeting

Resource - 07/06/2018 : application development, digital, knowledge management, legal libraries, practice management systems, technology support, Human Resources, Practice Management

Great discussion yesterday at the REC finance & legal group

In particular:

  • The automation paradox, if human intervention is only needed for the most critical parts of a process or to fix something that’s gone wrong...

LPM June 2018: Power Play

Resource - 06/06/2018 : ADDS, Artificial intelligence in law firms, chaps, faster payments, flexible working, GDPR compliance, Higgs & Sons, Human resources for law firms, Insurance law, knowledge management, law firm canteens, law firm culture, law firm finance news, law firm marketing, Legal News, Legal Practice Management, LPM magazine, paragon, Pulsant, rradar, SME Law firm, SME market, SRA compliance, teacher stern, Thomson Reuters, tikit, Wright Hassall, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management, Practice Management

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LPM magazine finds out what makes SME firms competitive.

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Pricing promise

Resource - 06/06/2018 : business support resourcing, law firm pricing, law firm resourcing, professional services resourcing, Finance, Human Resources

There was a time when law firm life was comparatively easy. The hourly rate dictated every aspect of legal business. Lawyers made their careers off the back of it and clients toed the line. Firms set the rules of engagement, and secured...

Top five challenges facing a finance director in law

Resource - 01/06/2018 : Finance, Finance recruitment, hr, human resources, leadership, management, recruitment consultancy, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Finance directors play a critical leadership role in the legal profession, supporting their firms to adapt to sophisticated and changing client expectations while maintaining internal profits and building the right financial platform for growth...

Top five challenges facing a finance director in law

Resource - 01/06/2018 : Finance, Finance recruitment, hr, human resources, leadership, management, recruitment consultancy, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Finance directors play a critical leadership role in the legal profession, supporting their firms to adapt to sophisticated and changing client expectations while maintaining internal profits and building the right financial platform for growth...

‘Empowering HR professionals’ is theme for Cascade at HRSS 2018

Resource - 01/06/2018 : HR software, HR systems, performance reviews, sra diversity reporting, Human Resources, Practice Management

Final preparations are now underway for the CIPD’s HR Software Show 2018, and Leeds-based Cascade HR is set to have its largest presence yet.

The long-standing exhibitor is a familiar fixture...

Mitie Document Management industry analysis: Call for assistants

Resource - 31/05/2018 : digital mailroom, Digital printing, document management, eBibles, outsourcing, PreDiscovery, reprographics, Human Resources, Technology

Every decade brings something new and cutting edge in workplace design and working practices. Cast your mind back, if you will – a few of you may even remember the endless rows of single desks of the 1950s. Some will recall the cubiclestyle...

Briefing June 2018: Near pressure

Resource - 31/05/2018 : Allen & Overy, ashurst, Baker McKenzie, belfast, business development, cms, compliance, Content marketing, Cripps, diversity, dla piper, DVV Solutions, e-auctions, Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer, GDPR, glasgow, imanage, innovation, Invest Newcastle, Leeds, legal services centre, manchester, Mitie Document Managment, nearshoring, Newcastle, Norton Rose Fulbright, offshoring, outsourcing, process reengineering, reed smith, shared services, Technology, Ulster University, Wright Hassall, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

A shore thing...

Travelers case study: Pension trustees liability

Case Study - 31/05/2018 : Law firm insurance, Lawyers insurance, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI, solicitors professional indemnity, Human Resources

Pension Scheme Trustees have numerous statutory duties and are entrusted with the responsibility for making decisions which affect the members of such schemes. These obligations placed on Trustees continue to increase as new legislation is...

CB Resourcing launches consulting

News Article - 24/05/2018 : application development, digital, knowledge management, legal libraries, practice management systems, technology support, Human Resources, Knowledge Management

We are delighted to announce Maribeth Eisenmann is joining CB Resourcing as an associate consultant. This brings a new capability for us to deliver projects and training for our clients.

Typical projects will include:

  • Research...

Time is precious...according to Travelers

Case Study - 21/05/2018 : Law firm insurance, Lawyers insurance, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI, solicitors professional indemnity, Human Resources

Senior managers, officers and directors are well rewarded for their professional abilities. However, these positions come with a great deal of risk. After all, mistakes happen to the best of us, and these are roles which, by their very nature,...

Highest demand for contract and permanent IT staff since 2014

Resource - 17/05/2018 : IT, ITS, jobs, recruitment, Technology, vacancies, Human Resources, Technology

The below charts track instructions from our law firm clients from 2014 to end of the first quarter of 2018. We have left out actual numbers from the y-axis but the graphs map the data correctly to show trends.

Comparison of volume...

What ‘outsourcing your admin support functions’ actually means

Resource - 17/05/2018 : Human Resources, Practice Management

Outsourcing your law firm’s administrative support functions can feel daunting, but has benefits for both your firm and the staff being outsourced themselves. This blog details what it actually means to outsource your admin functions, and...

Balance Recruitment report: Legal accounts salary survey 2018

Resource - 17/05/2018 : accountancy jobs, finance systems, financial analyst, legal accounts recruitment, revenue controller, Finance, Human Resources

The past 12 months has been a progressive period for the finance departments of law firms across London, particularly for the larger firms where commercial finance expertise is maturing and resources are growing.

Pricing has been a much-...