Join us for the next Professional Practices Alliance (PPA) webinar, ‘Cash, Remuneration & Economic Uncertainty‘ on Thursday 23 May. See below for full details and register your place here.

Times are tough for mid-market law. While demand for some key areas of legal service remains buoyant, others are under pressure. Markets are

In this Ten-(ish) Minute Talk, Managing Partner Clare Murray and Partner Zulon Begum discuss the key aspects of LLP agreements that professional services firms should consider updating in the current market, as well as showcasing our new online tool, CheckYourLLPAgreement.

In this video, Clare and Zulon discuss:

  • Why should firms care about their

We are delighted to share with you the recording of the recent Professional Practices Alliance webinar, Show me the Money! Shaping a Dynamic and Flexible Profit Sharing System to Smooth the Bumpy Road of Succession‘, in which our expert panel discuss profit sharing systems.

In this webinar, you can hear from guest

We are delighted to share with you the recording of our recent webinar, ‘Is Your Firm prepared for the Financial Year Ahead? Key Trends and Challenges for Professional Services Firms in 2023/24’, in which our expert panel discuss the financial year ahead for professional services firms.

In this webinar, you can hear from Chair, Corinne Staves

We are delighted to welcome Alex Conway, tax partner at Crowe, as a guest speaker for this discussion on Basis Period Reform changes.

In this discussion, Alex along with Partners Corinne Staves and Zulon Begum, demystify the basis period reform changes and outline the practical implications for partners and firms. In this wide-ranging

Following today’s Budget (15/03/2023), we have put together the top 5 takeaways for professional services firms from a legal and practical perspective.

  1. Headline corporation tax increasing to 25%. Low corporation tax rates have been cited as a reason for professional firms choosing a company structure over an LLP. This higher tax rate shifts this balance.

There are many ways of dealing with the dual challenges of under rewarded high flyers and over rewarded under performers. Making sure that reward and performance systems are right is critical to the growth strategy of a firm.

In the first webinar of the Professional Practices Alliance Growth Strategy Webinar series, Chair Zulon Begum,

We are all getting old. In the UK especially so, due to declining fertility rates and people living longer. But are law firm demographics keeping up? There has been a concerted push for diversity and inclusion in gender, ethnicity and other underrepresented groups across the professional services sector, but have we done enough to include

Do partner reviews, reward discussions and decisions fill you with dread?

In the third and final of my short posts designed to help leadership teams improve process and outcomes, I provide some tips on how to approach evaluating “broader” partner contributions. Those “hard to measure” contributions that fall outside short-term client service commitments and don’t