Internal communication – Why, how and what?

Posted on: February 9, 2018 Internal communication

At a recent training session for marketing and BD assistants, we considered the importance of internal communication – why, how and what? Why is internal communication important? Internal communication in a professional service firm (PSF) is important for a number of reasons: Culture – Each firm will have a slightly different corporate or workplace culture. […]

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Legal market research – Mobile apps in law firms 2017

Posted on: June 2, 2017 Mobile apps in law firms 2017

A new legal market research report “State of mobile apps in law firms 2017” by Fliplet shows higher adoption of mobile app technology by law firms. I’m delighted that they referenced my original 2012 research into the subject in their report. The top 10 law firms with the best app store presence 1 Baker McKenzie […]

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Technology update for law firms and cybercrime insights from The Law Society Law Management Conference 2017

Posted on: April 25, 2017 Private client lawyers

I recently attended The Law Society’s Law Management Section conference (#LMSConf2017 https://events.lawsociety.org.uk/ClientApps/Silverbear.Web.EDMS/public/default.aspx?tabId=37&id=1428&orgId=1&guid=1155d437-8a7a-467d-87cf-2c38cfd6fbe3) There were lots of excellent presentations and this blog (one of three) summarises the technology update for law firms and cybercrime insights. Technology overview Jeremy Hopkins of Clerkingwell Consulting (Twitter: @JezHop) – who has worked with barristers for many years and helped ABS […]

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Book review: Managing online reputation – How to protect your company on social media by Charlie Pownall

Posted on: March 23, 2016

I’ve just reviewed this book on “Managing online reputation” for Professional Marketing magazine http://www.pmforum.co.uk/magazine/ It’s a timely book considering the increasing use of social media in professional service firms and the underlying fear that problems in this arena – whether of internal or external origin – could have a catastrophic impact on a hard-earned reputation. […]

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Crisis management – When your web site is hacked…

Posted on: June 8, 2015

It was a sunny Sunday morning. I’d been out dancing the night before. Assuming I would spend some time leisurely reading my novel with a cup of coffee before having to start the day, I reached for my mobile phone. Yes, I check my social media accounts on waking. I smiled at some funny animal […]

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