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Crypto Time For The Paralegal Probate Practioner

Safe way to invest in cryptocurrency Ten years ago if someone were to mention cryptocurrency you might be forgiven for thinking they were discussing the cost of a tomb. Fast forward ten years and we now live in a world where the mention of digital gold or cryptocurrency is barely escapable. It’s here and judging by the new digital currencies ...

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National Paralegal Awards 2022 are now OPEN for entries!

Paralegal Awards UK The Institute of Paralegals are delighted to be supporting the National Paralegal Awards for the fourth year and encourage all of our members and paralegals based in the UK to enter. Individual Awards National Paralegal of the Year Paralegal of the Year (Midlands and North) Paralegal of the Year (South) Best Newcomer of the Year Community Champion ...

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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 ...