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Partner News: Key Considerations when Choosing a Technology Provider

Technology in legal industry The second of a three-part series by estate planning software specialist, Arken.legal Part one of this series shared some considerations that should be taken into account prior to implementing technology – the most important of which, is to have a clear objective. What is the problem you’re trying to solve? How will the technology make your ...

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How Secure Is Your Digital Data…..?

Digital data security Data security is becoming more and more important and that is probably a massive understatement! Whether you are storing this data in the cloud, on servers somewhere offsite or even on IT hardware within your premises, there is a huge responsibility to ensure the correct level of security is in place to protect your “soft data”. Measures ...

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Are you getting enough sleep?

Sleep is absolutely crucial to our wellbeing. Research shows after people sleep, they tend to retain information and perform better on memory tasks. While we can cope fairly well with a day or two of late nights, regularly getting less than 7 hours sleep has a significant negative impact on performance. In this article So what can you do to get ...

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Networking from Home

A professional network is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any Paralegal, and there is no reason why yours should suffer while many of us continue to work remotely. Boost your network and enhance your career prospects from the comfort of your own home with these top tips from specialist job board TotallyLegal. Key to the success of any ...

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Do You Trade Or Share Data In Europe And Need Data Compliance Help Or Advice?

EU data compliance If you trade or share data in Europe you must be able to demonstrate that you have proper data protection and compliance processes in place.  Your business must be able to show that this data is secure with sensible safeguards running in accordance with data compliance laws and regulations, whether this is for third party suppliers or ...

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How to Implement New Technology into Your Practice

The first of a three-part series by estate planning software specialist, Arken.legal The implementation of any technology can be daunting. However, as we have seen with COVID-19 especially, it is a great enabler and promotes efficiency, profitability and even job satisfaction to those staff appropriately trained and using it well. It should disrupt the workplace as that is what technology ...

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Partner News: The New Way to Increase Leads: Arken.legal Releases Intestacy Tool to Drive Home the Importance of Having a Will

What would happen to an estate, if someone died without a Will? Arken.legal’s new lead generation tool – Arken Intestacy – will show your potential clients in just one minute.   Host the tool on your website and allow prospects to answer a series of short questions to generate an on-screen assessment of what would happen if they were to die ‘intestate’ – without a Will in place.*  “Arken Intestacy is designed to equip our clients with the marketing tool ...

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New Digital Badges and Certificates!

At the Institute of Paralegals, we are committed to providing our members with the tools they need to advance their career or business and we know that being able to communicate their professional membership is a necessary step, that is why we are excited to have successful launched digital membership badges and certificates and are delighted with the positive feedback ...

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Tips for home-schooling working parents

Parents have been hit hard by lockdown, with many attempting to home school their children whilst work a full time job.  Parents are tired and frazzled, with many working early mornings and late evenings to make up for home school time which means precious little downtime to relax and recover. Children may be becoming bored and listless, fed up with ...