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7 ways to help support your immigrant colleagues

As we head toward World Day for Cultural Diversity on the 21st of May, we’re sharing with you seven ways in which you can help to support your immigrant colleagues … In 2022, we’re lucky enough to live in an incredibly diverse world, bringing us into contact with people from all walks of life. For […]

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How to generate more conveyancing work for your law firm

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work” – Thomas Edison Conveyancers have been unusually busy for the last 18+ months, but at some point (and arguably for many this has already happened) the rate of transactions will slow down and there will inevitably be a shift […]

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Why should businesses consider restructuring to save their company

Can restructuring a business bring it back from the brink of insolvency? We explore this question in this article… In the last couple of years, times have been tough for a number of UK business sectors. Sadly, some have been unable to survive. As the hangover from the pandemic endures, many companies continue to face […]

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The problem of practitioner burnout and the effect on healthcare

How has medical worker burnout impacted on patient health? We explore this question in this article… The pandemic was pretty tough on a lot of us in terms of finance, freedom and mental health but, for a significant number of people, the impact has had a much wider reach. In the wake of COVID-19, legal […]

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vLex launches Global News product

vLex has launched a brand new Global News product to provide customers with comprehensive coverage of both legal and general news from around the world, partnering with some of the world’s leading publishers, including NewsBank, The National Journal, The Atlantic, The Christian Science Monitor, Quartz, and Asia-Net Pakistan, among many others. The collection is updated […]

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Enabling a single source of truth

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” – Galileo Galilei  Many law firms continue to struggle with multiple sources of information, disconnected databases and inaccurate records, this has an extremely detrimental effect on profits and negatively impacts the service levels they can offer clients. Conversely, by […]

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Before you contest a will: timescales, costs and risks

Nobody wants to reach a point where they have to consider contesting a will but, unfortunately, many people find themselves in that position each and every year. It is important to remember that only a relatively small number of people are in a position to make a claim against a will under the Inheritance Act […]

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vLex partners with ICLR to provide The Law Reports to Africa and the Caribbean

From December 2021, researchers across the Caribbean and Africa can access the official Law Reports of England and Wales on vLex following a pivotal partnership with the ICLR. These authoritative law reports can be accessed alongside vLex’s comprehensive collections of Caribbean case law, the largest collection of UK judgments, and collections of African case law. […]

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LEAP celebrate further technology innovation

This month LEAP celebrated over 800 law firms accessing the InfoTrack integration from within the legal practice productivity solution. That is nearly a third of the law firms that use LEAP software.   Traditionally it’s been conveyancing firms that have benefited from the two-way integration between systems. However, thanks to the ongoing development and progressive innovation […]

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Inheritance tax in Spain for British expats: a post-Brexit guide

Estimates put the number of British expats across the world at approximately 5.5 million people, nearly 1 in 10 of the entire UK population. One of the biggest expat communities has formed in Spain, with an expected 400 000 permanent residents living in the country. Indeed, Spain has been an enticing location for Brits who […]

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