16 Mar 2020

We take our responsibility to public health very seriously. 

Our business continuity plan is in place and we are following UK Government advice to socially distance.  We have cancelled all face to face meetings and opt instead for video and telephone conferencing.  Our...

9 Mar 2020

The UK Government is asking businesses and workers to work from home.  Great!  Such a lovely idea.  If you want your secretaries to work from home here’s what you need to deal with:

  • Your employee needs to have a dedicated workspace in their home that meets...

28 Jun 2019

Anyone who has worked with me or reads my posts on Linked In, knows that I know a bit about Microsoft Word.  I have spent most of my working life becoming an expert in its tricks, its foibles, its pitfalls and a multitude of shortcuts and workarounds.

The key phrase her...

28 May 2019

Customised ribbons in Microsoft Word and "magic buttons" can deliver a quick fix to formatting documents.  But understanding native Word provides valuable transferable skills in your workforce.

Is your numbering "always going wrong" in Word documents? I don't want to p...

28 May 2019

There are some times, probably not often, but occasionally, it may be you could do with just a little extra help.  A little extra something to help your day go smoother.  

I'm going to tell you a fantastic tip that CAN help your day go smoother.  All you have...

11 Mar 2019

We see many of our lawyer clients successfully growing their businesses, and at the same time taking on more tasks and being “self-sufficient”. But being self-sufficient doesn’t necessarily mean being efficient

Law firm owners and managers are starting to ask more que...

17 Dec 2018

This is a picture of Tracy and I, one of my best friends at work when I worked at a White & Case.  Sadly, she was killed almost 4 years ago.  It’s at this time of year when I remember people who have gone before and the good times I’ve spent with them.  

The c...