Too hard a drive

A new survey finds that timidity towards technology is keeping firms in the slow lane - Once upon a time, Andrew Levinson was a partner in the accountancy firm Grant Thornton, responsible for introducing new technologies to professional firms.
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Did you know Liberate users can now send merged documents from within Outlook

Did you know? – Liberate users can now send merged documents from within Outlook - Many Liberate users prefer to operate within Microsoft Outlook.
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London Law Expo review

The London Law Expo / European Legal Security Forum October 2017 - Linetime were pleased to meet customers both old and new at this year’s London Law Expo in October.
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September news

It was a busy month of September for Linetime sales and support staff with a number of new wins and go lives.
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Liberate integration with SmartSearch

Did you know? – Liberate integration with Smartsearch allows immediate AML checks against multiple parties
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Liberate Integration with eSignatures

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Analyse this

The Word of Gold: a survey of Big Law just published across the Pond has valuable lessons for everyone - “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” (Maya Angelou) - The Law Firms in Transition survey has been carried out annually by US consultancy Altman Weil since 2009, the year after the world went off a cliff. It has become one of the most useful windows into how large corporate and commercial firms manage themselves, what works and what doesn’t. Read more...

Working together

Linetime's Development Director Phil Snee has appeared in the July edition of LPM (Legal Practice Management) magazine discussing attaining competitive advantage with better collaboration - between colleagues and with clients.
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Why Linetime

Why Linetime? - So you are looking for new software for your law firm? Where to start? Internet research? word of mouth?LinkedIn? Twitter? All great places for that first step into the unknown.
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LSSA celebrates it's 21st birthday

LSSA celebrates it's 21st birthday - Congratulations to the LSSA on reaching this great milestone and as a member we are delighted to have been around for the journey.
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How have consumer expectations of legal services changed in the 21st century

How have consumer expectations of legal services changed in the 21st century, and are law firms doing enough to meet these? - Expectations have changed massively over the last few years and continue to do so.
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Liberate Watcher looking out for fraud

Liberate Watcher – looking out for fraud - Cyber criminals are sophisticated and the proceeds of cyber-crime can be huge.
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British Legal Technology Forum 2017 Buzzing with Interest

The Linetime exhibition stand was a hive of activity at the recent British Legal Tech Forum in London. The forum is Europe’s largest legal technology conference and exhibition and Linetime took the opportunity to showcase some of it's latest developments and strategies.
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Introducing Liberate Self Serve

Introducing Liberate Self Serve - gives clients secure access to key documents and data along with status and progress reports.
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The art of bringing the good news

The art of bringing the good news - keeping the bull out of bulletins is a trick worth practising

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. George Bernard Shaw
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Introducing Liberate Control Centre

Introducing – Liberate Control Centre - Linetime will be unveiling their powerful new landing page at this year’s British Legal Technology Forum on March 14th at Old Billingsgate London.
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The rise in automation in the legal sector

Historically, automation within the legal sector has been confined to linear and higher volume processes such as conveyancing, personal injury and debt recovery.
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Liberate Integration with MS SharePoint

Did you Know – Liberate Integration with MS SharePoint Allows Deep Searching and Retrieval of Documents Including PDF Format
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Is Brexit having an impact on the legal software market?

Is Brexit having an impact on the legal software market? - Microsoft have recently announced double digit percentage price increases for the UK market due to the imbalance created by the value of sterling post Brexit.
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Did you know Liberate Toolbar can now be tailored

Did you Know – The Liberate Toolbar can now be tailored to individual users - Users of Liberate SE for case and matter management benefit from the extensive options available within the system on a daily basis
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Rogers and Norton recognised in Legal 500 2016

Congratulations to Linetime’s long standing customer Rogers & Norton based in Norwich who have once again been recognised in the Legal 500 publication as one of the leading firms in the region. Rogers & Norton's clients praise their ‘dedicated; knowledgeable; approachable and efficient’ service that they offer. Rogers & Norton have been assisted in achieving this accolade and providing this level of service by the single database software solution from Linetime.
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To the focused the medals

The Word of Gold: Law firm leaders have much to learn from the stars of Rio, and those who made them shine - The first fortnight in August was a wondrous, sleepless, time to be British, or Scottish, or both, depending on your viewpoint. Team GB’s Olympians brought us one gobsmacking moment after another, and Scots played some memorable parts. It was a historic achievement, the first time an Olympic team has won more medals away than at its home games. Individual success was made possible by the pitiless focus with which the collective was managed.
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Document Router

Did you know that the latest version of the Liberate document router module allows Outlook notifications to be sent to the owner of the case that the scanned images relate to?
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Word of gold to boldly go

The Word of Gold: the power of positive thinking may be a cliché, but it's also a fact - Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant – the digitalis of failure. (Elbert Hubbard)
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Word of Gold Lost Horizons

The Word of Gold: it's easy to go from inundated to invisible - “Everybody’s got plans until they get hit.” (Mike Tyson)

What is the worst mistake we can make in building our practice, outside of negligence, misconduct, or running out of cash? A serious contender is to stop marketing because we are too busy.
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Retention versus Deletion

Retention versus Deletion – The Right to be Forgotten - Currently, according to the SRA Financial Services under rule 10, records relating to clients and matters should be kept for at least 6 years. The FCA advice is that records should be kept for 5 years.
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Success is in store

The Word of Gold: the shelves of a different kind of partnership are full of lessons for law firms - Great ideas for improving a business often come from looking at other sectors. Law firms have much to learn from retailers, and from one in particular, which is unique in being a partnership.
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The importance of refresher training

The Importance of Refresher Training - Have you ever thought of taking some additional training on your PMS or CMS system?
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Liberate Robot

2016 sees the release of Liberate Robot – the automated robot that is the latest addition to Liberate Smart Connect.
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How to increase margin on high volume low margin work

How to increase margin on high volume, low margin work - Firms involved in the volume debt recovery sector will all know well the pressures of delivering service under a continuing trend of reducing margins.
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Word of Gold doing the business

The Word of Gold: however brilliant the work, there is little honour in being without profit - "Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart."(Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert)
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Through the clients eyes

The Word of Gold: how to engage with clients in order to develop your understanding of what great legal service looks like - Last month, I discussed how difficult it is for us to change, however much we want to. More difficult still is persuading colleagues, even when it is clear that “the way we do things round here” is not good enough.
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The rocky road to good intentions

The rocky road to good intentions - How to make those new year (or any other) resolutions stick - The great advantage of being human is that we can employ rational thought and resolve to change our circumstances. (Mariella Frostrup)
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Mentoring the neighbour principle

The Word of Gold: law firms who invest in mentoring are not only doing their people good, but doing good business too. A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future and believe they can achieve it. (Shawn Hitchcock)
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Word of Gold A lawyers lament

Whatever the size of your firm, good scoping of client work is fundamental to profit - I have just finished watching The Trip, a six-part series in which comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon pootle round the north of England in a Range Rover, dine at foodie shrines and talk magnificent nonsense.
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Thanks but no thanks

The Word of Gold: there has never been a business with a successful strategy that hasn’t known when to say no - Over the last few months, I have discussed various aspects of pricing to win work. But when a new opportunity comes along, there is a prior question: Do I want this job at all?
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The new J codes are coming

The “J” codes are coming - The original implementation of the Jackson reforms seems a long way back in time now and you may be aware that a pilot scheme will be operating for a new bill of costs from the 1st October 2015 through to 1st April 2016.
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Automated Text Messaging TextAnywhere

Automated Text Messaging - TextAnywhere - Linetime is pleased to announce its latest development in relation to automated SMS text messaging. A two way link is now available to the “TextAnywhere” system.
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Your price whats on the menu

The Word of Gold: firms with the confidence and discipline to offer clients real choice in how they pay will reap rich rewards - "Nothing you do will ever feel good if you let people convince you that you have no choice." (Fiona Apple)
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Land Registry Business Gateway

Linetime is pleased to announce the availability of a new module that provides an interface to the Land Registry Business Gateway. The link performs a variety of services ranging from enquiry by property description to obtaining office copy entries and bankruptcy/index map searches.
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How to make CRM data entry work

How to Make CRM Data Entry Work - An effective CRM system and regime is increasingly regarded as an essential part of the business processes within the modern law firm.
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Word of Gold Litigators in a fix

Profitable, fixed-fee litigation? It's not out of court - Among the many pieces of feedback I received to last month’s piece on pricing – thank you all – was a question I have been asked often. Can you apply fixed fees to litigation?
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Floating time budget indicators coming soon

Floating Time Budget Indicators – Coming Soon - Linetime is pleased to announce a new feature that will be available in the next release of Liberate SE.
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Word of Gold My time is valuable Oh really

Clients don't place value on time spent, so why do solicitors charge that way? - It’s about time – except it isn’t. You’ll know the story of the country person who is asked for directions. After lengthy contemplation, he replies, “Well, I wouldn’t start from here.”
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The continued rise of Matter Management

The continued rise of Matter Management - One particularly significant trend we have noticed over the last couple of years is the shift of interest towards matter management as opposed to traditional “case” management within the legal fraternity.
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New credit control module in Liberate

The credit control module within the Liberate legal services platform has been completely re-written.
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Word of gold bottom line the accountants are coming

The Word of Gold: the Big Four's growing presence in legal services adds up to a major threat to law firms - Until now, most ABS activity in the UK has focused on legal services for consumers, above all in personal injury. At first sight, there have been few incursions into corporate and commercial law.
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Word of Gold ABS time to accept the evidence

The Word of Gold: there can only be one answer to the question whether to endorse non-lawyer ownership of law firms -  “Change is such hard work.” (Billy Crystal) - Recently, I was delighted to be invited to join a panel at the upcoming Commonwealth Law Conference to discuss with colleagues from Canada, Australia and Ghana the question, “Should non-lawyer ownership of law firms be endorsed and encouraged?”
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Liberate Client Connect A Multi Purpose Facility

Liberate Client Connect – A Multi-Purpose Facility - The new Liberate Client Connect software is a highly adaptable web application capable of many different and useful functions to service clients and employees.
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Word of Gold Sweet smell of added value

Sweet smell of added value - The Word of Gold: "Added value" means very different things to different clients. Have you asked yours? “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” (Warren Buffett) Read more...

Head and Shoulders above

The Word of Gold: it’s visible experts who see off the competition - The fight for market share is about winning influence – being persuasive that in a crowded space you are outstanding. Thanks to the work of Robert Cialdini and others, the components of influence are well established:
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Word of Gold A strategy with legs

The Word of Gold: a stocking filler for law firm leaders on the theme of defining your market - Pardon my impertinence, but are your pins as perky as possible? Do you long to be lithe and lovely of lower limb?
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HMCTS Secure Data Transfer

HMCTS Secure Data Transfer - Linetime are pleased to announce the successful roll out of the new HMCTS SDT interface. Linetime customers who have progressively migrated to the new system are now actively processing thousands of claims, judgments and warrants per week. 
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The right kind of risk

The Word of Gold: In search of the right strategy? Embrace your inner risk taker - Courage is willingness to take the risk once you know the odds. Optimistic overconfidence means taking the risk because you don’t know the odds. It’s a big difference.” (Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and the founder of behavioural economics.)
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Private Cases and Cooperative Working

Private Cases & Cooperative Working - Privacy and security of data are key to law firms. Not least because of the provisions of the 1998 Data Protection Act. Liberate SE allows case and matter management data to be tightly managed in terms of security.
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SharePoint Search your documents quickly and easily

SharePoint – Search your documents quickly and easily using Liberate with Microsoft SharePoint - Linetime have developed an interface between Liberate and the popular Microsoft SharePoint system.
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Word of Gold when life begins at 60

When life begins at 60 - The Word of Gold: Leonard Cohen and Tesco have much to teach us about later life and lawyers. I have just been listening to Leonard Cohen’s wonderful new album Popular Problems. It is all the more remarkable having been conceived by a man who celebrated his 80th birthday this year, and is in the form of his life. 
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Count the beans

Do law firms still spend too much time and effort on buying systems that “count beans” (accounts, time recording) when they should focus on systems that will help them make more beans (case management, marketing)?
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Liberate online customer service the customer expects

Liberate Customer Service - The Customer Expects - There’s no doubt about it. These days we all expect to be able to conduct our business and day to day transactions on the web.
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Skype available within liberate voyager

Did you know that Skype is now available within Liberate Voyager - Liberate Voyager allows browser based access to the system - ideal for the fee-earner on the move.
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Leeds Based Legal Software And Services Provider Completes Management Buyout

Leading Leeds based legal software and services provider completes management buyout - Leading Leeds based legal software suppliers Linetime Limited has completed a management buyout for an undisclosed sum.
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Word of Gold where bullocks fear to roam

Where bullocks fear to roam - “And now the sequence of events, in no particular order.” (Dan Rather, former CBS news anchor)
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Cryptowall malware

The Mimecast email filtering system will protect against Cryptowall, cryptolocker and other variants of the recent set of malware that encrypts data.
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Its fine to be a specialist

The Word of Gold: it's fine to be a specialist, but don't ignore the world beyond - “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” (Albert Einstein)
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Court Budgeting leaps upwards

Court budgeting leaps upwards - The Liberate Court Budgeting module pragmatically raises the bar in terms of legal software functionality. In response to the onerous demands imposed by the Jackson reforms, Linetime decided to do more than simply “cater” for the precedent “H”.
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Credit Control but not as we know it

Credit control but not as we know it. (With apologies to Star Trek). There are many ways we can seek to reduce loss as a result of clients not paying, ranging from monies in advance, credit agency checks and personal knowledge from past transactions.
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Successful firms ascend through dissent

The Word of Gold: successful firms ascend through dissent - “Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who will argue with you.” (John Wooden, the most successful US basketball coach, ever)
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CCBC Secure Data Transfer

CCBC Secure Data Transfer….Linetime are ready….ARE YOU? - What is SDT? - SDT is an acronym for Secure Data Transfer and this is the method that the County Court Bulk Centre are moving towards for submissions of County Court Claims, Judgments, Warrants, Paid cases, Discontinued cases, Withdrawn cases and cases which have been written off. Read more...

The law it's just mental

The law - it's just mental - The Word of Gold: with stress such a major factor for practising lawyers, all firms should have a published policy encouraging people to ask for support. "Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it." (Lily Tomlin)
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Group Claims

Group claims, court budgeting and calculating settlements - For firms specialising in the area of group claim litigation it can prove difficult finding software to support their particular needs. Liberate from Linetime has been designed specifically for use by group claims specialists. Linetime have now produced a module that pragmatically caters for the complex structures and rules and regulations associated with this type of work.
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Support out of office and mobile working

Law firms are increasingly needing to support out-of-the-office and mobile working - what would you recommend as an ideal software and hardware bundle for what Americans rather dramatically term legal road-warriors?
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Moneypenny announces new partnership with legal software suppliers Linetime

Telephone answering specialist Moneypenny has announced its latest partnership agreement with legal software suppliers Linetime. Based in Leeds, Linetime is perhaps best known for its product, Liberate, which provides firms with a legal practice management tool to support legal case activity, document and financial management, debt recovery and online case collaboration, with firms generally selecting which elements best support their own business needs.
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How not to win business simple language gives you a head start and that's scientific

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” (Albert Einstein). Every day excellent proposals are rejected because they are expressed in florid language which is meant to impress but has the opposite effect. In his acclaimed book, "Thinking Fast and Slow", the Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman introduces us to the concept of cognitive ease.
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Introducing ESignatures Within Liberate

Introducing E-Signatures Within Liberate - Linetime are pleased to announce the latest addition to the highly successful Liberate Case Management system. A newly developed interface to the Adobe Echosign facility allows documents to be signed within the “cloud” then automatically stored within case history.
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DocsCorp releases next generation document comparison software

DocsCorp releases next generation document comparison software - compareDocs 4 completely redesigned user interface and optimization delivers new productivity gains and comparison speeds to end users.
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How not to win business fail to plan

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” (The Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland) - I have never understood why people find it so hard to keep New Year resolutions. Why, some of mine have lasted until 5 January. There is no logical reason why the start of a new year should be especially good for making plans, but always we see it as a time alive with possibility. Often though, possibility remains just that. January is also Robert Burns month, and his advice to the mouse is legendary.
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Does every cloud have a silver lining updated

Does every cloud have a silver lining? - Once upon a time, actually the mid-eighties, one of the major challenges facing computer vendors was the often repeated question, “but where is the ledger card?” For the benefit of those under 50 accounts systems used to operate on electro-mechanical machines with the ledgers existing on physical cards about 18” by 24”, looking like an oversized typewriter.
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How not to win business lead from the rear

"Lead from the rear" - because generating new business means providing the encouragement and incentive to get everyone involved. “You can’t sell it outside if you can’t sell it inside” (Stan Slap, author of Bury My Heart at Conference Room B)
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Intelligence for your Business

Intelligence for your Business - In a 1958 article, IBM researcher Hans Peter Luhn used the term business intelligence. He defined it as “the ability to apprehend the interrelationships of presented facts in such a way as to guide action towards a desired goal. 
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How not to win business pursue the new neglect the old

Pursue the new, neglect the old - "Satisfied customer - must have him stuffed!" (Basil Fawlty, hotelier). If you reflect at times on how hard it is to stand still, let alone make progress, you are in good company. But those who measure progress by new conquests, rather than how skilfully they keep clients loyal, make a great strategic mistake.
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How not to win business Freeze at the thought of cold calling

How not to win business - Freeze at the thought of cold calling. Once upon a time, Glasgow partners in a big four accounting firm were put through a course on cold calling. First, they were lectured on how to do it and then, to their horror, each was put in a booth, given 10 names and told: “Make those calls!”

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Linetime on the road for charity

Linetime on the road for charity - When we were looking for volunteers to run as a Linetime relay team in the Yorkshire Marathon we thought our own “marathon man” Geoff Pitter would be a certainty. Geoff however had already signed up to run individually.

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How not to win business Focus on the law

How not to win business - Focus on the law. I know this advice seems counterintuitive. If a doctor confided while examining you that his primary focus was not medicine, you would do a passable impression of a rocket-fuelled gazelle as you fled the surgery. So with law; but we are concerned here with selling legal services, not performing them, and in selling, a clear understanding of what most influences decisions to buy is more important than technical skill. Professor Robert Cialdini of Arizona State University is the acknowledged world-leading authority on influence. Here are his “joy of six” – the six factors he believes drive every decision we make. 
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Celebrations and reflections on our first 30 years

Celebrations and reflections on our first 30 years - Here at Linetime we are celebrating our 30th birthday as providers of software and services to the legal sector. Over this period we have seen many changes and developed multiple generations of systems. We have also gained extensive expertise and knowledge of the legal sector. More importantly we  understand the challenges facing the legal profession today. 
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Billing to suit the clients needs to get results

Billing to suit the clients’ needs to get results. Liberate from Linetime has the most flexible billing module in the industry. Bills can be raised automatically using user defined templates whether they are single or multi matter,  interim or final.
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How not to win business cling to the hourly rate

How not to win business: a guide for professionals - Cling to the hourly rate “Dear Valued Client,
Now that your case is concluded, we have pleasure in enclosing our account. As you will see, we have made no effort to relate our charges to the value of our work. Instead, we have recorded the time taken to do it in neat six-minute units and multiplied them by a rate of charge per hour which delivers what we think (or at least hope, we’re never entirely sure) is a decent profit.

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The insolvency service awards major recovery contract

The insolvency service awards major recovery contract - The Insolvency Service, the executive agency of the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS), has awarded its Income Payments, Book Debts and Antecedent Recovery contract to national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP following an open European Union Procurement process. 
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How not to win business why the hardest bit is popping the question

How not to win business: a guide for professionals - The sixth in the series wonders why solicitors often find the hardest bit is actually popping the question. If you washed up here in search of enlightenment and glanced at the title, I expect you are pondering a question something like: At which institution did this fellow receive his PhD in the bleeding obvious? Bear with me.

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Microsoft Partner Network

Microsoft Partner Network - We are delighted to have had our membership of this prestigious group re-confirmed for the coming year. 
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How not to win business Rainmaking is not a voodoo art

Rainmaking is not a voodoo art, but needs understanding - “You can train a turkey to climb a tree, but it’s a lot easier to hire a squirrel.” (Anon) Labelling yourself as “better behind the scenes”, or “not the selling type”, is a brilliant way not to win business. It is also very efficient; failure is, literally, effortless.

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Linetime seem to be set on market domination

Following a number of new wins and go live announcement from Linetime heres what the Legal IT Insider thought to all the news. Linetime seem to be set on market domination with the announcement of six new deals for its Liberate case, debt recovery and practice management software.

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How not to win business put skill above service

Put skill above service - Promoting skill first and service second is a tremendous way not to win business. Doing client work diligently and to a high standard is fundamental. But in the battle to differentiate your offering to clients, knowledge of the law is rarely decisive. It is a ticket to the game, no more.
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How not to win business part 3

How not to win business part 3 - ways of failing to exploit potential opportunities with existing clients. As the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy reveals, the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42. Yet some of the best brains on earth (and elsewhere?) have long been stumped by the question: Why are professionals so inexpressibly awful at selling their colleagues’ services?
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How not to win business Be afraid to fail

How not to win business: a guide for professionals - Be afraid to fail - “I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being – forgive me – rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.” (Professor Albus Dumbledore: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince)
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Collaborate an exciting new development

Linetime are currently piloting an exciting new development called “Collaborate”. The new module can be added to Liberate SE to allow messages to be sent from the system to a special notification panel within MS Outlook. 
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How not to win business a guide for professionals

How not to win business: a guide for professionals.
Professionals are expert at not winning business. Clever, diligent and with the highest standards of integrity, they demonstrate daily a dazzling ability to miss opportunities, undersell themselves, sabotage colleagues and drop the ball.
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Exploiting the internal pot

Exploiting the internal “pot” - With reforms in PI claims area, reduction in Legal Aid budgets and the advent of ABSs, the need to be more active in generating new business has never been greater.
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is case management overkill for your needs

Is Case Management overkill for your needs – Liberate Matter management might be for you.Whilst case management offers a great deal of benefits and efficiencies in many areas it is not always best suited to all areas of work.
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Linetimes Development Director gives his insight into the future of Legal IT

Our Development Director Phil Snee was recently interviewed by Legal Support Network on his views on the future of IT in law firms.
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Liberate Office Companion

Linetime are pleased to announce the development of two new options for users of its Liberate SE case and matter management software. Liberate Office Companion allows operators who prefer to work within Word or Excel . . .
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Rating your experts

Rating your experts - When it comes to selecting which expert to use on a particular case a fee earner needs to know the history of the expert’s performance on previous cases.
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Monitor your practice performance with dashboard technology

Law firms, now more than ever, need to monitor their practice performance. Linetime have partnered with panintelligence to integrate their dashboard technologies with our Liberate software.
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Alternative Legal IT 2012 - Review

This year’s Alternative Legal IT event was once again a great success. The event provided senior IT staff with the opportunity to discuss emerging technologies, the demands placed on them to provide greater efficiencies and the general IT challenges they faced and how others had overcome them.
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Workflows and automation can be good

Linetime are issue sponsor of Legal Support Network October Briefing magazine. Briefing spoke to Tony Klejnow Linetime's Managing Director about how workflows and automation can be good for just the kinds of firms who think it's not for them.
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Linetime prepared for changes at CCBC

Linetime prepared for changes at CCBC.

SBDT, CCBC, CCUA - No, this is not an attempt to get as many acronyms as possible in to one line but does have a serious message.
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Yammer

Linetime are pleased to announce that the social networking software Yammer can now be embedded with Liberate SE.
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Connections that count

Social media sites such as Facebook and Linkedin are good for people to become and stay connected.
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Does every cloud have a silver lining

Does every cloud have a silver lining? Once upon a time, actually in the mid-eighties, one of the major challenges facing computer vendors was the often repeated question, “but where is the ledger card?”
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Locking down lock-up - managing cash flows in law firms

In our development of more and more measures that law firms can use to monitor the health of the business

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Microsoft give advanced notice

We have received notice that Microsoft intend to cease support for Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 which will end in two years’ time on April 8th 2014.
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ABS SRA COLPs and COFAs

Behind the many three or four letter acronyms we face every day there is, in this case, a serious purpose.
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Business Intelligence A New Spring

Perhaps because we are now seeing some improvement in the business environment demand for information is on the increase.
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E-SDLT Wizard E-Conveyancing assistant from Linetime

E-SDLT Wizard E-Conveyancing assistant from Linetime
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This years trends at Legal IT Business Show 2012

This year it will come as no surprise to many that a number of visitors were looking at systems to support new ABS ventures.
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10 ways professionals can use LinkedIn for business networking

10 ways professionals can use LinkedIn for business networking
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Premex Vu Direct

Premex Vu Direct - View and book medico-legal appointment
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Compliance and Risk

During 2012 all legal practices will have to have a designated officer for Legal practice (COLP) as well as a Compliance officer for Finance and Administration (COFA).

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Linetime feature in LSN Briefing December 2011 Edition

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Legal Services Act Big Bang or Whimper

Did the world change as we know it on 6th October 2011?

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Document Categories - Efficiently file and retrieve all types of correspondence

Liberate's document management provides the user with the ability to store documents in multiple categories.

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Plan and monitor your purchases and control your cash flow

A Purchase Order Module is now available within the Purchase Ledger of Liberate Practice Management.

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Version Checking

If your firm struggles with document version control then you may be interested to know the following.

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Mergers and/or Acquisitions

There is a lot of talk about mergers and acquisitions but are either of them for you?  Read more...

Quantum Leap forward with Linetime Case Management

Quantum Debt Recovery is a new name in the debt recovery industry, but as a wholly owned subsidiary of Wright Hassall LLP, has significant strength, expertise and experience to draw on.

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When customers come calling

For law firms facing FSA regulations requiring them to record their telephone calls, or where clients insist on this as part of the service, Linetime’s case management and debt recovery software may well have the solution.

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Matter Management Matters

The concept of “matter management” has been around for sometime but Linetime are increasingly finding that this subtle variant on case management is becoming more and more popular.

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Invest in a Law Firm

The upcoming adoption of the Legal Services Act will open the door to the possibility of external investment in law firms, but who wants it?

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