Nigel Davis Solicitors prepared for adversity with Quill

Case Study - 08/12/2014 : cloud based software, cloud-computing, COFA, Finance, legal it, Legal Practice Management, legal technology, Nigel Davis Solicitors, outsourced cashiering service, Pinpoint Interactive, practice management, quill pinpoint, risk and compliance, Finance, Technology, Practice Management

When severe weather strikes the UK, our transport network has a predictable tendency to grind to a halt. Roads become impassable, airport runways too dangerous for planes to land or take off and railways unsafe for travelling trains. As a result...

Record management resolutions in the New Year

Resource - 05/12/2014 : Archive Document Data Storage, legal it, legal technology, record management, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

As 2014 winds down, it’s time to look forward to the upcoming year. You may have already resolved to take several steps to improve your organisation’s success. Few resolutions can make as positive an impact on your business as those...

Their information, your law firms' responsibility

Blog post - 04/12/2014 : information governance, information management, Legal Practice Management, Legal Practice Management magazine, practice management, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Technology, Practice Management

This sponsored content was also featured as a column in the October 2014 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine...

SRA accepts perception it acts in the interests of large firms

News Article - 28/11/2014 : Legal Practice Management, practice management, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Regulator publishes new initiative aimed at supporting small practices

The SRA have laid out new plans to support small law firms after admitting there is a perception it is more interested in the actions of larger...

SRA uncovers “genuinely shocking” money laundering by law firms

News Article - 28/11/2014 : COLF, COLP, compliance officer for finance and administration, compliance officer for legal practice, Finance, law firm finance news, legal futures, MLROs, money laundering, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Risk & Compliance

Some “genuinely shocking” cases of money laundering by law firms are currently going through the disciplinary system, a senior manager at the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has warned the profession.

Sam Palmer, manager...

Judge & Priestley get compliant for HM Courts & Tribunals Service rules with Lexis Visualfiles software

News Article - 27/11/2014 : case management software, legal it, Legal practice management Legal technology, Lexis Visualfiles, lexisnexis, practice management, risk and compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Judge & Priestley implements new county court bulk centre module in Lexis Visualfiles for compliance with HM Courts & Tribunals Service Rules

Debt recovery specialist, Judge & Priestley Solicitors has recently...

SRA to end Law Society’s ‘Find a Solicitor’ monopoly

News Article - 21/11/2014 : General, law firm comparison websites, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, The Law Society, Risk & Compliance

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is to end the monopoly currently enjoyed by the Law Society’s ‘Find a Solicitor’ website, by making the data behind it available to commercial comparison sites.

In a further step...

Tips for implementing the right destruction solution for your business

Resource - 21/11/2014 : Data protection app, disaster recovery, identity theft, outsourced document management, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Because identity theft and corporate fraud are on the rise across the UK, organisations in England are increasingly forced to look at their privacy protection practices. But even with increased awareness and training, otherwise preventable...

Webinar: leveraging analytics to power predictable legal strategies with Format14

Event - 18/11/2014 : Analytics, Finance, Format14, risk and compliance, webinar, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Webinars

Learn key practices for leveraging data to improve decision making, operational efficiency and profitability

Improving decision making, operational efficiency and increasing profitability are some of the essential...

PwC law firms update: change in overseas offices compliance with client money regulations

News Article - 18/11/2014 : Finance, General, Overseas rules, pwc, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance

You may be aware that the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (“SRA”) issued a consultation on 30 September 2014 proposing changes to the Overseas Rules (“OR”). The OR is a specific set of rules that apply to certain...

“Overwhelming disagreement” made SRA change track on COFA responsibility

News Article - 18/11/2014 : COFA, compliance officer for finance and administration, Finance, risk and compliance, Solicitors Accounts Rules, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Risk & Compliance

“Overwhelming disagreement” made the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) abandon a plan to make compliance officers sign declarations that their firms followed the accounts rules, it has emerged.

The SRA is also shortly to...

Why is ISO 27001 certification important?

Resource - 17/11/2014 : Cyber security, information security, ISO 27001 certification, legal it, legal technology, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Obtaining ISO 27001 certification provides your firm’s clients with the reassurance you are dealing with their information securely. A law firms “product” is the information it provides to their client. You need to protect your...

Lexcel accreditation: accredit to the firm

Blog post - 14/11/2014 : barry davies, Finance, Legal Practice Management, Legal Practice Management magazine, Lexcel accreditation, practice management, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

This content was also featured as a column in the October 2014 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine. To read the...

What document retention really means for law firms

Resource - 11/11/2014 : ADDS, Archive Document, document management, Electronic documents, legal it, legal technology, risk and compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology

It’s common sense that certain business information has to be kept for a certain period of time. But do you know what document retention really means for your business? Have you applied the right solutions to reduce legal liability and...

Informance hosts legal risk management webinar

Event - 06/11/2014 : business discovery software, business intelligence software, Finance, guided analytics, legal it, legal technology, QlikView, reporting tools, risk and compliance, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Webinars

Informance, the most experienced QlikView Solution Provider to law firms, is holding a legal risk management webinar to launch its QlikView risk...