Hi, Finance – April

Hi, Finance – April

“I can see from the Management Accounts that I need my fee earners to record more time. Nearly all of them are under target for the Year-to-Date. I am sure they are busy enough, but they are just not getting the time down on the system. No matter how many times I talk...
Talking Points… Consultants

Talking Points… Consultants

You have probably heard the joke.  You want to know the current time.  A consultant will ask to borrow your watch to tell you the time, and then walk off with your watch!  The clear implication is that a consultant will tell you what you already know – and charge you...
Zoom or Vroom?!

Zoom or Vroom?!

I heard the expression ‘Zoomed out’ the other day to describe the feeling of exhaustion that back-to-back video calls can bring. The person also commented that they could not wait for the return to reality.  Indeed, there is a growing excitement that we will be...
Changing the attitude to change

Changing the attitude to change

Cathy Kirby: Out of Practice After three decades in practice, Cathy Kirby has joined Baskerville Drummond as a consultant, to share a lifetime of learning and hard-won experience across the law firm technology and business strategy space. In this series of articles,...