Balance of power
- Brands taking the law into their own hands. Barnett, Michael // Marketing Week;8/18/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 33, p12
The article offers information on the Legal Services Act 2011 in Great Britain. It notes that due to the legislation, legal firms can invest in non-legal business. Thus, law firms can diversify it competitiveness with companies outside its sector. The law also enables non-lawyers to become...
- Changing face of legal services. Ruane, Anthony // Lending Strategy;Dec2009/Jan2010, p15
The article states that the implementation of the Legal Services Act by 2011 will let non-lawyers invest in and buy legal firms through the advent of alternative business structures in Great Britain. This development is viewed as irrelevant to their practice while some view it as a decline in...
- SRA code: watchdog sharpens its teeth. Dowell, Katy // Lawyer;4/11/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p4
The article discusses the move of the Solicitors Regulation Authority's (SRA) to adopt new regulatory frameworks on law firms in Great Britain. It states that the agency has been consulting with stakeholders about its new Code of Conduct, with provisions covering alternative business structures...
- Velella bill would institute permanent law on writing of pre-paid legal insurance in N.Y. // Insurance Advocate;04/12/97, Vol. 108 Issue 15, p19
Reports on the passage of a bill that would permit the writing of pre-aid legal services. Permission of free choice of attorneys; Establishment of a schedule of fees; Target on middle and lower middle income people to purchase insurance covering legal services; Encouragement on insurers to...
- QC aspirants think again as LSA casts pall over bar. Dowell, Katy // Lawyer;2/1/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p7
The article focuses on the concerns on the implementation of the Legal Services Act (LSA) among Queen's Counsel (QC) aspirants in Great Britain.
- HITTING the Virtual Pavement. // Caribbean Business;2/27/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p101
Focuses on information technology advances in human resources management in the Caribbean Area in 2001. Personnel management changes brought about by information technology; Forecasted growth in online employment by 2003; Impact of information technology on local employment agencies. INSET:...
- Tower Hamlets teenagers help fill IT skills shortages. // Personnel Today;3/12/2002, p4
Focuses on the steps applied by the human resources management on the shortages of information technology skills in Great Britain. Consideration of the unemployed with formal academic qualifications; Emphasis of work placement; Advantages of passing the City & Guilds qualifications.
- Developing a new IT culture for personnel professionals. Richards-Carpenter, Colin // People Management;1/12/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p49
States that creative use of information technology (IT) will add to the value of personnel. Benefits of having IT; Technical criteria that govern the difference between products; Requirement for organizations to achieve step changes in productivity of their people.
- Managers encouraged to rage against the machine. Whitehead, Mark // People Management;10/15/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p10
Focuses on the significance of personnel management in compliance to information technology. Discussion on personnel management.