Supplier Management

Supplier Management

I can’t believe it’s three years ago that I wrote my article and subsequent handout on vendor / supplier management but it is a subject which is still high in my mind.  In our work as retained advisors a lot of our time goes into managing other suppliers on...
Client Snapshot: Buckles

Client Snapshot: Buckles

Download as a PDF Project type Practice management system selection Scope Buckles was looking at a PMS to replace its long-standing SOS solution. With an ambitious growth target – to double in size by 2025 – and a multi-currency requirement, the firm was ready to move...
Our firm is profitable but…

Our firm is profitable but…

Many Managing Partners get exasperated by their firm’s inability to get away from being cash-strapped, despite seeming to make decent profits, whether annually or month-by-month. There is a constant worry about paying the salaries and other major commitments, such as...
Quick Wins in Microsoft

Quick Wins in Microsoft

Today, in the current world of IT there are a lot of products out there that have a lot of functionality. It is very difficult to know every function in each of these products, so I thought I would share my personal “quick wins” in some Microsoft products. Read Aloud...
Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Cathy Kirby offers tips on changing Practice Management Systems in a recent feature in PI Focus from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Changing your practice management software – or any part of your major business applications – is not a...
In-house trainer to consultant

In-house trainer to consultant

Today I find myself reflecting on my first 3-months as a consultant.  I’m thinking about how much I have grown in my knowledge of systems, my self-confidence, and how important IT Training is! As an in-house trainer for over a decade, my decision to become a...
Talking tech with David Baskerville

Talking tech with David Baskerville

As part of  British Wills and Probate Awards sponsor Exizent’s new Judges Insight series,  David Baskerville, Director & Lead Consultant, Baskerville Drummond LLP, discusses the challenges he faces in encouraging technology adoption across legal services,...
Briefed – Issue 8

Briefed – Issue 8

Briefed – Issue 8 Welcome to the latest edition of Briefed, a handy digest of all the recently published articles, news and blogs from Baskerville Drummond. Read Briefed Issue 8 Why not read our other issues of Briefed? Briefed – Issue 8 Briefed – Issue 7...
Baskerville Drummond gets in training

Baskerville Drummond gets in training

Baskerville Drummond has announced the addition of Beccy Scobell to its consulting team. Beccy is set to combine both training and junior consulting roles, as Baskerville Drummond looks to extend the range of practical help offered, to enable firms to get more out of...
Law firm tech and the adoption dilemma

Law firm tech and the adoption dilemma

“I’ve found a problem with the new system!”, the Partner said to me in a matter of fact but not entirely disappointed way before explaining the issue he had found with our new time recording system. As we went through the detail of his discovery; he informed me he’d...