Fee-earners at SME law firms don’t cover their costs until November 29. Research by the Law Society in their annual financial benchmarking report, has found that just over 90% of the fees generated by fee-earners at small and medium sized law firms were used to cover their costs. In other words, during a calendar year […]
Cyber crime has doubled in the UK over the last five years. It has cost businesses £87 billion since 2015 with 25% of businesses having being targeted by cyber crime in 2019. These startling figures paint a worrying picture, and whilst large companies are still those most likely to be affected, small businesses with 11 […]
Studies have found that New Year’s resolutions just don’t tend to work. By the second Friday in January (Friday 10th this year!) many people are struggling with their new habits. Less than 25% of people stick to their resolutions until the end of January and only 8% accomplish them. Don’t let that put you off […]
The UK is in the midst of a productivity crisis. Wage growth is the weakest in the G7 since the financial crisis ten years ago. Of the 34 OECD countries, only Greece and Mexico have fared worse. In the first quarter of 2018, productivity fell by 0.4%. The cause of this productivity crisis has been the […]
Businesses appear to be aware of cyber security. Whilst that’s a good thing, there is a worrying gap between what people claim to know, and how they behave. In this blog post, we explore how users and their curiosity, which often gets the better of them, is the weakest part of IT networks.