Practical advice on growing your law firm, from Travelers and other expert suppliers to law firms. Watch this new site grow.

In marketing, like anything, you need to get the basics right. Otherwise the time and money you invest in marketing will be wasted

How to approach winning new clients, making the most of existing relationships, encouraging referrals and generating new leads

How to approach creating a law firm website that works, from agreeing your objectives to making sure you get the results you want

Why lawyers need to know about social media, how to make the most of the opportunities and how to avoid potential pitfalls

How to use PR to build your firm’s reputation; and how to create cost-effective advertising – traditional and online – that delivers results

How to protect your law firm from cyber attacks. What steps to take if your systems are hacked

How to set up your firm’s systems to provide the information that enables you to improve profitability and cashflow.

This is a new section and only covers GDPR at the moment. More articles will follow.

So far this section covers six key topics: succession, specialisation, mergers, selling a law firm, recruitment and talent retention, and business structure.

24 March 2017

Members of a leading business group are calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to rethink plans for Making Tax Digital.

24 March 2017

As inflation passes the Bank of England's 2% target for the first time since 2013, economists warn that higher prices are damaging real earnings and weakening the UK's growth potential.

24 March 2017

A new investigation into the reality of working in the gig economy shows that, contrary to assumptions, most gig workers have actively chosen this type of employment.

24 March 2017

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses has revealed the trade deals that smaller firms want to see in a post-Brexit world.

24 March 2017

Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...

12 February 2016

More than 90 employers who have failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage have been named and shamed, business minister Nick Boles has announced.

12 February 2016

Two-thirds of UK workers are now saving through a workplace pension scheme, thanks to automatic pension enrolment, but seven in ten employers are feeling the impact in cost terms.

12 February 2016

Three-quarters of companies worldwide have now introduced flexible working policies to enable employees to vary their hours and work from home or on the move according to a major new survey.

12 February 2016

The current system of business rates is outdated and is undermining British high streets and manufacturers, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

12 February 2016

Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...

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