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Using end of life software – what are the risks?

Aaron Naisbitt

There’s no doubt that technology is a critical component of many businesses functions and operations, and the legal sector’s no exception. Firms of all shapes and sizes increasingly rely on Practice Management (PMS) and Case Management (CMS) software – now mission critical to success.

February 19th, 2018

Do today’s clients expect more frequent and engaging interactions with their legal services providers?

LEAP Legal Software

People are now demanding more frequent and engaging transactions as technology continues to evolve and push the legal profession to become more efficient and digitised. A whole new generation are now accustomed to the seamless user experience they get when they log on to social media and when banking online, so it goes without saying that they now expect the same from their lawyers.

February 19th, 2018

Legal Eye sponsor Professional Roundtable

Paul Saunders Legal Eye

Legal Eye was pleased to sponsor the Today’s Wills and Probate Roundtable which took place in London earlier this month.

February 19th, 2018

Niche south Wales practice signs up to SOS Connect

SOS Connect

A niche family law practice has signed up to integrated practice and case management with SOS Connect from Solicitors Own Software – and praised staff there who have “gone the extra mile” during the transition process.

February 19th, 2018

Case study: Immediate retirement following Cash Flow Planning

Saunderson House

During an initial meeting with his Saunderson House adviser, Mr Hansford explained he had been considering retiring from his position as a partner at Chamberlain Grant LLP in the next year or so. He was hesitant about doing so however, as he wanted to be sure that he and his wife would have sufficient funds in their portfolio to maintain their standard of living over the long-term, and be in a position to gift additional monies to their children for property purchases.

February 16th, 2018

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Preparing for the GDPR – What do you need to know right now?

Craig Forsyth

On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. That might seem like a long time, but that’s just over 100 days away at the time of writing. Actually, GDPR was adopted back in April 2016, May 2018 is the end of the two-year grace period. The GDPR brings with it a whole host of changes, and the penalties for non-compliance are higher than ever, either 4% of your annual turnover or £20m, whichever is higher. But how do you prepare? What do you need to change first? Where do you even start?

February 19th, 2018