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Mystery Shopping

Mystery Shopping is used by law firms to assess how effectively incoming enquiries are handled. There is often a feeling that money invested in business development and marketing to generate incoming enquiries – telephone, email or web generated – from prospective clients (lead generation) is failing to generate the best possible returns (ROI). The issue invariably is not the number of enquiries generated but of converting more of these enquiries into additional, new, profitable instructions... [Read more]

Convert more opportunities into profitable new instructions

70% of Managing Partners say that the most important thing for them over the next 12 months is to improve profitability. One simple way to achieve that goal is to improve their enquiry to instruction conversion rate, but many firms suffer from what we call ‘leaky bucket syndrome’. The opportunities to win more instructions are there every day across every office (the more offices you have the more opportunities you are leaking away), be it an incoming new enquiry from a potential client or the... [Read more]

May 2017 – Is the housing market showing signs of slowing in your area?

Reports before Easter from the likes of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) and the UK HPI Property Transactions Statistics suggested that the number of completions over recent months had fallen. Estate Agents had on average just 43 unsold properties on their books according to the recent Rics survey, the lowest figure since the survey began in 2000. Many Agents also saw a fall in the number of new instructions in March rather than the usual seasonal increase.   Now Rightmove... [Read more]

7 proven ways to increase your Firm’s Profitability and reduce risk

Managing Partners and COLPs:  7 proven ways to increase your Firm’s Profitability and reduce risk A new half-day CPD Course Law Firms are always under pressure from the SRA and their Bank to improve profitability without reducing the quality of their service thus risking Compliance breaches. We have designed this special Course to help you to solve this conundrum – and sleep better at night. Profit-Improvement specialists, Legal Mentors, has teamed up with Legal Eye, the country’s... [Read more]

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