Document Archiving with The Archive Warehouse

Posted by - 23rd January 2017

At the London Legal Support Trust we are always looking to help advice agencies and law centres save money. Our most recent opportunity is in partnership with The Archive Warehouse. The Archive Warehouse are a Records Management provider who specialises in off-site document storage, document scanning and secure shredding services. They have agreed on a price arrangement for

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Cloud Based Working with WorkPlace Live

Posted by - 23rd January 2017

WorkPlaceLive is a UK company offering Hosted Desktop services. Customers no longer need to worry about expensive software licensing updates, backups, or support – as this is all included as part of the package. You are also able to have your extension available to you wherever you are. If you are moving premises, needing to

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How to stop your social media strategy going up in smoke

Posted by - 21st October 2016

With bonfire night around the corner, it seems a good time to look at how social media has caused fireworks in the legal profession over the last few years and how some firms have had their fingers burnt. (Image from Flickr under creative comms by Shawn Campbell)   I’ve worked with many and varied organisations, advising

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Domestic violence consultation deadline looms

Posted by - 29th June 2016

The Ministry of Justice is undertaking national research as to the fitness for purpose of the legal aid domestic violence (DV) evidence requirements. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) research follows the earlier successful challenge by Rights of Women (R (Rights of Women) v Secretary of State for Justice [2016] EWCA CIV91) – for background on LegalVoice see

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What to expect from the new criminal legal aid contracts

Posted by - 23rd June 2016

Richard Miller explains what may be in store when the new criminal legal aid contracts come into force next year. The Legal Aid Agency is consulting the Law Society, Bar Council and Legal Aid Practitioners Group on the proposed new criminal legal aid contracts. The draft documents are not being made public, but it would

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Money-saving

Posted by - 23rd February 2016

These resources have been compiled by the London Legal Support Trust as part of their “making every penny count” project to help the advice sector save money on expenditure. If you have any thoughts on schemes that you have used, resources that could be signposted to, or you have suggestions for the other areas where a group buying

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Money raising

Posted by - 23rd February 2016

Legal Sponsored Walks Around 40 “Legal Walk” fundraising events take place each year around the UK (excl. Northern Ireland) and charities that provide free advice services to those in need can use these to raise funds 100% for themselves. The walks are usually 10km, there is no entry fee and no minimum or maximum team

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Franking Machine Group Offer

Posted by - 23rd February 2016

What it is: A buying group for franking machines that has been set up by a large business for its own use, but that it is happy for advice charities to make use of. Group deal contracts include the quarterly rental and maintenance as well as a 20% discount off the price of ink. Charities

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Group deals for Photocopiers / Printers

Posted by - 23rd February 2016

What it is: A buying group for photocopiers / printers that has been set up by a large business for its own use, but that it is happy for advice charities to make use of. Group deal contracts include all service, consumables, parts and maintenance as well as emergency repair within 4 hours. The average

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Discounted Software Licences – Microsoft, Abode, Symantec etc

Posted by - 23rd February 2016

What it is: Technology Trust or “tt-exchange” (formerly known as CTX) is a UK based charity that negotiates donations and deals of software from leading suppliers such as Microsoft, Abode, huddle, Symantec and more. All your organisation has to do is register with them, receive notification of your eligibility and then order through the site.

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