Lessons in Life and Business with On Point Data

With over 35 years of combined industry experience, On Point Data co-founders Jeremy Dorkins and Kevin Johnson have accrued many pearls of wisdom. In the spirit of the season of giving, Jeremy and Kevin wanted to share some of the key insights that have brought them to where they are today. Kevin writes: “I once […]

PEXA Group completes acquisition of Smoove PLC


PEXA Group Limited (PEXA), have just announced the acquisition of Smoove plc (Smoove), effective today, 19th December 2023. Glenn King, Managing Director and CEO of PEXA, said: “PEXA and Smoove share the common goal of simplifying and enhancing the home moving process through digitalisation. The acquisition will help both companies significantly reduce transaction times, while simultaneously […]

Embracing the Digital Frontier: A 2024 Perspective for UK Law Firms

The digital marketing world in 2024 is dynamic, with a heavy emphasis on personalization, AI-driven strategies, and an omnichannel approach. UK law firms need to adapt to these trends to remain competitive and relevant. Focus Areas for Time and Budgets Personalised Client Experiences: In 2024, personalisation is not just a trend but a necessity. Law […]

Updated Practice Guide: Requisition and cancellation procedures (PG50)

HMLR practice guide

Requisition and cancellation procedures (PG50) Page summary: Advice on how to avoid requisitions on applications and our procedures where they do need to be raised (practice guide 50). Change made: Section 2 has been amended to reflect the current practice for non-Business e-services customers. Time updated: 3:00pm, 19 December 2023

Gove announces his long term plan for housing

Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities announced his long term plan for housing with a commitment to building more homes; “more quickly, more beautifully and more sustainably”.  Michael Gove believes that the best way to deliver these aims is through a reformed planning system. There is a need for up […]

47% of law firms fall short on making a positive first impression, research reveals

The Law Firm Marketing Club’s “What Clients Want Research 2023” report, sponsored by Moneypenny, reveals that nearly half (47%) of law firms fail to make a good first impression, suggesting a significant area for improvement. The study surveyed over 600 potential clients of legal services in the UK. A noticeable generational gap is also highlighted, […]

Turn conversations into clients

Death, divorce, debt. More often than not, we do not seek out a lawyer when things are going well. When clients require legal services or representation, they are potentially immersed in some of the most stress-laden tribulations of their lives. Irrespective of whether it’s a personal or business-related matter, it is imperative that clients perceive […]