Legal start-ups miss out on £1.25bn support package

The Law Society has voiced concerns over whether the government’s £1.25bn covid-19 support fund excludes crucial legal businesses

03 Jun 2020

Pricing in a pandemic

Pricing strategies play a vital role in helping firms with their cash flow, says Nigel Haddon

26 May 2020

LeO addresses tighter costs transparency rules

The Legal Ombudsman (Leo) has warned solicitors it expects them to give clients an upfront cost estimate before taking on

16 May 2019

Sole practitioners exceed small firms' PEP

Profit-per-equity partner is on the rise for sole practitioners, with a survey finding it had exceeded that of two to four partner firms for the firs

16 May 2019

Survival kit: Planning a successful merger

A decision to merge with another firm must be based on realistic aspirations and carefully planned as part of a clear development strategy, say Howard Hackney and Barr

06 Mar 2019

Debt protocol: An unnecessary hurdle or a necessary protection?

Melanie Hart reviews the primary requirements of the new pre-action protocol for deb

13 Sep 2017

Jackson’s unanswered questions

Francis Kendall considers whether a reduction in the hourly rates for incurred costs on detailed assessment should also be applied to budgete

12 Sep 2017

Partners, don’t let your firm manage you

Strong corporate governance coupled with a robust credit control policy will greatly assist in cash management, writes Vi

16 Jun 2017

Ten steps towards greater financial stability

Take care of your firm’s financial management and your firm will take care of you, advises Marty

06 Jun 2017