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    1 year ago

    Services Industry has the UK economy on its back

    The service industry, which accounts for approximately 78% of UK GDP posted growth of 0.6% in Q1. The rest of the UK economy is struggling.

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    1 year ago

    Record breaking conveyancing surge

    Undoubtedly one of the busiest conveyancing periods ever came to a close last month and new figures suggest Residential Conveyancers are probably still recovering from it.

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    1 year ago

    Who are the premier legal Dealmakers?

    The regional dealmaking picture is starting to take shape. Can anyone do a Leicester? Who will be in the champions league? Managing Consultant Sean Doherty...

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    1 year ago

    Breakfast Seminar for London Based In-House Lawyers

    Douglas Scott's In-House team is pleased to announce the sponsorship of a cracking Commerce and Industry Group breakfast seminar in London

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    1 year ago

    George’s giveaway budget

    Last week’s Budget was, to say the least, extraordinary. In the run up to George Osborne’s speech the usual rumours were rife, with a key prediction being changes to the pension rules

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    1 year ago

    Professional Services' skills gap widens

    According to APSCo, skill shortages in professional services continue to “pose a clear risk to UK prosperity.”

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    2 years ago

    Cut Out and Keep Wheel of Fortune

    With the publication of our 2016 Salary and Benefits Benchmarker round the corner we thought we'd give you a brief glimpse of the future.

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    2 years ago

    Recruitment and Legal Go Head to Head

    The REC - our governing body – has published its latest annual report valuing recruitment industry turnover in 2014/15 at £31.5bn.

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    2 years ago

    A glittering night at the Yorkshire Legal Awards

    Last night our Yorkshire Team attended the much-anticipated Yorkshire Legal Awards at New Dock Hall in Leeds.

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    2 years ago

    I Solicitor. Lawyers safe from automation

    The role of a Solicitor is safe from automation for the next 20 years according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte.

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    2 years ago

    Property Market appears robust

    Two bits of good news recently suggest the demand for conveyancing skills is going to continue for the foreseeable future.

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    2 years ago

    We've been shortlisted!

    We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for another award: the APSCo Award for Excellence – Recruitment Company under £5m turnover.

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    Feedback

    “This is the first time Simpson Millar have required a Locum Solicitor and we needed one urgently, Douglas Scott provided an excellent service; my Consultant was always available to answer our queries and came back to us with the answers extremely quickly. They provided an excellent and efficient service in providing…

    Claire Sharp, HR Assistant at Simpson Millar Solicitors

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