Legal goes digital: The case for automated workflows

Resource - 05/02/2014 : Automated workflows, cloud technology, cloud-based document management system, collaboration services, cost management, digital documentation, document capture software, document management, document management services, document workflow, Legal data, Legal News, managing legal data, risk and compliance, SRA standards, Risk & Compliance, Technology

When it comes to collaboration and document management services, it’s easy to see why legal firms are beginning to embrace cloud technology. At any given time legal organisations are processing staggering amounts of electronic and paper-...

SRA reveals some of 136 firms without PII insurance have “failed to close”

News Article - 20/01/2014 : 136 firms failed to renew, closedown, law firm, law firms, legal, Legal News, pii, professional indemnity insurance, risk and compliance, SRA, The Solicitors Regulation Authority, UK law firms, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published a list of 136 firms that failed to renew their professional indemnity insurance since October, but said a small number have failed to close properly.

The authority broke with its...

Leading London law firm, Farrer & Co selects NetDocuments for electronic file system

News Article - 16/01/2014 : analytical reporting, built-in security, CLient files, cloud-computing, DMS, document management system, Electronic file system, email management system, farrer & co, law firm, law firms, Leading London law firm, Legal News, legal practice, Microsoft office integration, Neil Davidson, netdocuments, remote-working, risk and compliance, UK law firm, Web-based solutions, Technology, Practice Management

NetDocuments, a leading EU-based document and email management service provider, announced today that Farrer & Co...

Cost-effective employee benefits - masterclass

Event - 15/01/2014 : Birmingham, breakfast masterclass, employee benefits training, Event, hr, human resources, legal masterclass, Lockton companies, risk and compliance, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

How effective is your employee benefits package? Does it help you recruit and retain the best staff, while remaining cost-effective for you to operate? Lockton's employee benefits team lead this breakfast...

Commercial and residential property risk management conference

Event - 15/01/2014 : Bristol, commercial and residential property risk management, law firm, law firms, legal, legal risk, Lockton, property law, risk and compliance, risk management, TM group, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

Lockton Companies have joined forces with TM Group to create a stimulating and informative CPD seminar.

Leading property law experts will investigate the issues that make property law a risky business and look at ways to...

Managing data securely - information security & cloud computing risks breakfast briefing

Event - 15/01/2014 : Central London, cloud computing, cloud computing risks, Event, information security, law firms, legal compliance, legal risk, legal technology, Lockton, risk and compliance, training, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

Information is an increasingly valuable asset, and modern ways of working often make it more vulnerable to attack and loss. This can have major reputational impact, and in the worst cases, can seriously prejudice...

7 reasons why law firms digitise their client matter

Resource - 09/01/2014 : BYOD, Client matter, CSR policies, Digital Documents, Going digital, knowledge management, law firm, Legal documents, Looking after your client documents, mobility, Nikec Solutions, Paper costs, risk and compliance, Storage costs, Technology, Risk & Compliance, Technology

The creation of matter is central to a law firm’s operation - the focal point between a lawyer, his/her team and the client. While many firms still produce paper based matter folders, this is slowly changing with the realisation that the...

Document storage advice from ADDS: basements of doom!

News Article - 06/01/2014 : Basements of doom, bath, Bristol, business files, compliance, confidential files, document scanning, document storage, inactive documents, London, practice management, records, retention, risk and compliance, scanning solutions, sensitive documents, sensitive information, services, smart storage ideas, storage, swindon, Technology, the best way to store your files, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

It’s common for basements to become de facto filing rooms for many businesses. After all, if you have an under-utilised area for storing documents, why not use it, right? But not so fast — for all their...

Compliance Manager's checklist for risk managers

Resource - 21/03/2013 : risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance

Compliance Manager has created a compliance plan for risk managers, highlighting areas they should focus on such as business performance:

  • Review the overall performance of the business against its main business objectives
  • ...

Compliance Manager's compliance plan

Resource - 21/03/2013 : risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance

Compliance Manager has created a compliance plan for COLPs, highlighting areas they should focus on such as client care:

  • Check that all processes and client care letters, terms of business etc are in accordance with our client care...

Compliance Manager COLP checklist

Resource - 21/03/2013 : COLP, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance

Compliance Manager has created a checklist for COLPs for best practice, providing tips on areas to focus on such as client care:

  • Check that all processes and client care letters, terms of business etc are in accordance with our...

About Compliance Manager software: Saving you time and money

Resource - 13/03/2013 : COFA, COLP, compliance, risk, risk and compliance, risk management, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

‘Time is money’ – so the old adage goes and nowhere is this truer than in the area of legal compliance. The new OFR regime, untested and unknown, is set to costs every UK law firm many thousands of pounds not just in design,...