Year: 2021

Access Group launches new Legal Technology division

The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers has officially launched its new legal software division, Access Legal, promising to help the UK’s most ambitious law firms achieve their potential through a powerful suite of technology. The launch follows the acquisitions of case and practice management providers Eclipse Legal Systems and DPS Software […]

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The UK’s most dangerous industries for accidents in the workplace

When starting out in a new career or when looking to change job, workplace mortality and injury rates are not something that many people consider, but perhaps they should. It is hardly a revelation that different jobs present different risks. While someone that works in an office may experience deterioration of their eyesight or risk […]

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Maintaining our safety as restrictions ease

As the weather starts to improve and we gain an hour of daylight in the evenings, we start spending more time outside. The gradual lifting of lockdown restrictions is also set to contribute to our outdoor spaces being busier than they might ordinarily. We are now permitted to gather in public spaces or private gardens […]

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LEAP strengthen business intelligence and CRM capabilities

LEAP Legal Software, the leading practice management software provider, has announced a new partnership with business solution specialist Red Rain, creator of the RedView suite of products. Seamlessly integrated with LEAP, RedView provides law firms with a range of capabilities that enhance and supplement their day-to-day operations, assisting them to grow their business while allowing […]

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No Win No Fee across the UK

Being injured in an accident that was the fault of someone else or suffering a worsening medical condition after negligence is something the victims can take action over. The law allows the public to take civil action for acts that were not criminal but resulted in harm being caused. A personal injury claim is a […]

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The shifting sands of responsibility for employee safety with remote working

All employers have a duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their employees. This means that they have a legal obligation to assess the potential risks in the workplace and a responsibility to put measures in place to protect their staff from those risks. Failure to meet that duty of care can lead […]

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Digital transformation and the evolution of family law

John Espley details 5 key challenges currently being faced by family law firms and advises on developments in technology that have enabled these challenges to be overcome, enabling effective working and continued provision of this valuable service. The challenges posed by the pandemic have caused law firms to reappraise the way they work and how […]

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The Digital Solicitor Podcast

The Digital Solicitor Podcast promotes and explores the benefits of digitalisation within legal services, informing and inspiring the listener to be innovative through topical discussion. The first podcast, Legal Aid in a Pandemic, is a deep dive into key issues in these extraordinary of times with Richard Miller, head of the Justice Team at the […]

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The importance of preventing injuries to carers

Carers are rightfully receiving a great deal of public attention and gratitude at the moment. They are looking after our most vulnerable loved ones at a hugely worrying time. Whether in care homes or in the community, carers are continuing to work on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic. Risk of injury Apart from the […]

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Making a claim for hair damage

Our hair plays an important role in who we are, and a lot of us take great pains to take care of our hair – it is, after all, our crowning glory. If you are someone who likes going for hair treatments on a regular basis or you prefer getting treatments occasionally, such as a […]

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