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

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 direct suppliers you ...

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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 ...

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Post-Brexit Immigration System

From 1 January 2021, once we had left the EU, freedom of movement between the UK and the EU stopped.  A new immigration system has been introduced at the heart of which is a points-based system where anyone who wants to live or work here will need 70 points to qualify for a visa.  The new immigration system is similar ...

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How to switch off when working remotely

In this guest post, specialist legal job board TotallyLegal offers advice for Paralegals working remotely who are struggling to strike a work/life balance and switch off at the end of the day. With a new national lockdown and an increasing number of Coronavirus cases in the UK, there’s no end of remote working in sight for many Paralegals. 93% of ...

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Assets and Liability Discovery in a Digital Economy

What does the rise of the digital economy mean to for Executors, Deputies & Attorneys? The digital economy is creating many challenges for private client practitioners, as clients increasingly manage their lives – and finances – online. According to recent survey conducted by Direct Line 88% of professionals believe the rise in digital banking is making it more difficult to ...

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How to keep working in a data-compliant, efficient and effective way when Covid-19 turns office life upside-down!

In these uncertain and difficult times, it is essential that businesses attain the fullest and most efficient value-for-money coverage across their archive storage, document records management and most importantly - data protection and compliance.  It is not easy finding that key supplier that can combine all those aspects and come up with Utopia……. Paper and Electronic Document Management COVID-19 has ...