Company behaviour and the ethical responsibility of general counsel is a sensitive subject, because the status and influence of the role can vary considerably from one entity to another, and the issue can be complicated.
In 1989, Stephen Covey published the famous self-help book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Deemed a masterpiece by many, this book remains very relevant today. So how to apply it to solicitors?
According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, 32% of businesses identified cybersecurity breaches or attacks within the last 12 months. The legal sector is not exempt from these risks.
A year in to our knowledge transfer partnership, and it is now focusing on building a decision-support system for case handling within motor insurance called Ivy.
The much vaunted fifth-generation mobile network (5G) has finally arrived in the UK, to some fanfare. It doesn’t seem that long since 4G was launched and many (particularly rural) areas still lack coverage for that.
there are some brands thriving on the high street, such as Primark. I believe we can take learnings from the high street and effectively apply these in the professional services world.
Most businesses have got challenges around their gender pay gaps. Some are still viewing the process as simply being a yearly reporting requirement, and are not really looking at the effects.
A recent study showed that 72% of law firms are seeing an increase in security audit requests from both existing and new clients, indicating a huge impact on firms’ ability to win new business.
It’s tough at the top. And even tougher to get to the top – if we’re talking about Google rankings. Businesses often underestimate both the investment required in SEO and the potential returns it provides.
The threat from cyber criminals is increasing and evolving rapidly, and law firms are responding by prioritising cyber-security. It is now the sector’s number one technology investment area.