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How the LEAP Best Practice Standard helps conveyancers earn more money

The LEAP Best Practice Standard for conveyancers was set-up four years ago as an accreditation mark of excellence achieved by law firms using LEAP’s innovative technology. Through its use of independent, remote and specialist audits, achievement of the standard shows clients and stakeholders that law firms deliver a gold standard of legal work in conveyancing […]

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Stress at work and the pandemic

COVID-19 has not been kind to anybody. Many workers have had to balance childcare, home schooling and their workload from their kitchen tables rather than their offices. This has had a big impact on people’s mental health and has left a lot of people feeling more isolated than ever before. According to the Health & […]

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Key considerations for law firms when choosing legal software

The need to become a digital business has involved law firms adapting on a significant scale in the last 12 months. John Espley, LEAP (UK) CEO, talks about what is happening in legal technology and highlights significant considerations law firms should make when it comes to choosing software.  A lot of change had taken place […]

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Will mandatory vaccinations lead to legal disputes?

The issue of mandatory Covid vaccinations has hit the headlines, with the health secretary announcing that this would now be the case for care home workers in England. This is in order to protect residents in these homes from death and serious illness, according to the Department of Health and Social Care. Workers in care […]

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How to find the right legal team

Finding the right legal team can be challenging. If you haven’t required the services of a solicitor or legal professional in the past, you might not know what you need. There are a huge number of law firms in the country, so your options are plentiful. Not knowing where to turn is understandable. But there […]

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Warehouses and the risk to employees

Warehouses are likely not top of the list when considering dangerous workplaces. One might first think of environments including construction, emergency services or fishing. But the truth is that people working in warehouses can be at greater risk of injury than those in other industries. Highlighting this is the fact the world’s most well-known online […]

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Why do law firms need cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is a growing concern in the business community. Cybercriminals do not discriminate against businesses or individuals but target any vulnerability they come across. To understand why law firms need cybersecurity, there is a need to identify some of the cybersecurity threats and how they can affect an organization. This article will also explore some […]

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What are the stages of a medical negligence claim?

Making a claim for medical negligence can seem daunting – especially as the vast majority of claimants may be going through the process for the first time. As you probably know, medical professionals owe their patients a duty of care to protect their health from the risk of harm. When they fail in this regard, […]

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Access to dental care: lockdown exacerbates existing problem

Accessing NHS dental care is a problem for a significant amount of people in England. And the Covid-19 lockdown has only led to more issues for people requiring treatment. This is according to Healthwatch England’s recent review of more than 1,300 people’s experiences. The organisation said that some people were being asked to wait up […]

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Technology is raising standards in conveyancing

John Espley, LEAP UK CEO, explains how conveyancers are using the latest technology and the LEAP Best Practice Standard to enhance their customer service and to win new business.  The UK housing market remains remarkably buoyant, due to government measures such as the Stamp Duty holiday and government backed 5% deposit scheme. As with all […]

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