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Are You Getting Your Moneys Worth from Pay Per Click Advertising?

Done well, pay per click advertising or PPC can deliver great results, drive traffic to your site and increase conversions. It’s one of the most popular marketing tools that businesses use today and has become even more sophisticated over the … Continued

Looking to Grow Your Law Firm?

When you are looking to grow your business, making sure that you get your product or service in front of as many people as possible is key. Nowhere is this more important than in the field of providing legal advice … Continued

Is Your Business Making the Most of Social Media?

It’s never been a better time for businesses to develop a great marketing strategy. With so many low cost options out there that can have a potentially powerful impact, however, many SMEs need to ask themselves if they are making … Continued

The Advantages of Rebranding your Company

If your business has been operating for a while, you will have undoubtedly considered the prospect of rebranding. Changing how you appear to the world at large can certainly be a daunting challenge, fraught with hidden dangers and the kind … Continued

Why Competitor Analysis is Crucial for Business Owners

Why Competitor Analysis is Crucial for Business Owners Most businesses operate within a particular industry and are aware of their competitors who are doing the same thing: hoping to get customers through the door and expecting to grow over the … Continued

Do You Need Marketing Lead Generation for your Business?

Do You Need Marketing Lead Generation for your Business? In today’s competitive environment, businesses need all the help they can get. Effective, targeted marketing lead generation is one area that is worth its weight in gold. It’s an area of … Continued

Business Analysis

The team at FRJ Solutions are outsourced marketing specialists who can help businesses develop through a number of means, including business analysis. Many companies, directors and senior manager can be so busy with day to day operations that they don’t … Continued

Marketing Essentials – How Many Are You Doing?

Marketing Essentials   1. Business cards – Do you take your business cards with you everywhere you go?  What do your business cards say about your business?  This can be one of the first impressions you give a potential client … Continued

Should You Refresh Your Website?

At FRJ Solutions we specialise in strategic and tactical marketing that will allow your business to flourish. This month we are looking at why you should think about refreshing or redeveloping your website. Don’t click off yet, this is important! … Continued

Top Reasons To Ousource Your Marketing

You’re a busy entrepreneur running a company; there’s what seems like countless tasks that need completing every day of the week.  More and more people are making the executive decision to outsource their marketing to help grow their business. Here are some … Continued

London Marketing Service, North West Prices

Are you seeking expert marketing advice from an established company who have an excellent reputation and a track record of achieving results? A great option would be to consider looking outside of London which could prove to be a much … Continued

3 Ways To Generate Leads For Your Law Firm Online

We specialise in providing solicitors across the country with expert, industry specific marketing advice. Here are a few snippets of some of the services we offer law firms and ideas to get you thinking. Social Media Social media is not … Continued

Accountants urged to focus on brand building

Accountancy firms need to take control of client relationships rather than letting partners keep an unhealthy grip on them. Firms need to put the emphasis on their brand and avoid allowing individuals to build their own mini-empires. Fareeda said: “I … Continued

Read our latest article to be published in Lawyer Monthly

The below article has been published in Lawyer Monthly and has received some real interest from the legal sector: Law firms need to take control of client relationships rather than letting partners and fee earners keep an unhealthy grip on … Continued

Law firms need to become more commercial to survive in new legal age

Law firms need to stop being “frightened” of the commercial world if they are to survive in the rapidly changing legal landscape. While a number of firms have seized opportunities made possible by the shake-up of the legal services market, … Continued

FRJ’s Top Ten Steps to Better Marketing of your Law Firm

A number of simple steps would enable law firms to transform the way they market themselves and win business Fareeda Jaleel, Founder of FRJ Solutions, says the most successful law firms are the ones which have embraced the following guidelines: … Continued

Business Growth Specialist Wins New Clients and Expands

A Cheshire business growth specialist has landed a number of new clients. FRJ Solutions has been hired by property firm First Step Group and Elohim Construction Solutions, both of which are based in Manchester. In addition, it is working with … Continued

Fiercer competition than ever before in legal market, Law Society chief says

The fall in the number of legal firms and private solicitors in England and Wales is proof that competition in the sector is tougher than ever, head of the Law Society says. Chief Executive Desmond Hudson said the economic recession, … Continued

Insurance provider hooks up with law firm to beat ban on referral fees

One of the UK’s biggest motor insurers has announced a partnership with two law firms following the ban on referral fees. Insurance giant Admiral Group has joined forces with Lyons Davidson and Cardiff-based Cordner Lewis to provide services for customers … Continued

Law firms can evolve but must stay true to their principles, regulator says.

Solicitors must not abandon their principles when forming partnerships with professionals outside the legal sector, the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s chief executive has said. Antony Townsend told the annual Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) conference that the sector was ‘complicated’ … Continued

Law firms must listen to clients in order to survive in today’s competitive market

Four out of five law firms are still failing to get proper feedback from clients – despite increasing competition for legal services, research has found. According to a survey of 2,000 adults that had used a solicitor in the past … Continued

Insurers ‘auctioning’ cases to highest bidder, solicitor says

May 2012 A personal injury solicitor has accused insurance companies of ‘auctioning cases to the highest bidder’. John Spencer, director of Spencers Solicitors, said some insurers had conducted referral fee auctions between solicitors for bundles of cases, with more severe … Continued

Co-op ABS plans to create thousands of legal jobs

May 2012 The Co-operative Group has revealed it plans to create 3,000 jobs in the legal sector as it aims to revolutionise how legal services are delivered on the high street. The SRA approved the group’s plans to convert Co-operative … Continued

Irwin Mitchell secures a raft of ABS licences

August 2012 National firm Irwin Mitchell has become the first multi-licensed alternative business structure, with five licences covering a range of its business operations. The five licences cover Irwin Mitchell LLP; Ascent Collections Ltd, which offers field agency and debt … Continued

15th ABS announced

August 2012 A seven-partner high street firm has become the 15th alternative business structure to be licensed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority since March 2012. Andrew Moston, equity partner of Gloucestershire-based Langley Wellington, said: ‘We like to lead, which is … Continued

Law firms struggling with cashflow problems

August 2012 Cashflow problems are getting worse for law firms as Britain’s economy struggles in the recession, new research has found. According to a survey of firms, carried out by the Law Society’s Law Management Section (LMS), 40% experienced more cashflow … Continued

Lawyer search website ready to go live

August 2012 A website that introduces clients to solicitors and public access barristers by a simple click of the mouse is to be launched this autumn. MrLawyer.co.uk is the brainchild of London barrister Jasvir Degun and two of his friends, … Continued

Co-op Legal’s profits dip as they invest in future

August 2012 Co-op Legal recently announced a dramatic 63% drop in profits for the first half of 2012 after splashing out £700,000 on recruitment and expansion. CLS said the decrease in profit is ‘in line with expectation and reflects investment … Continued

New public service ABS seeks investors

August 2012 A niche London legal practice styled as the only UK firm to focus on public service delivery has announced it is looking for investors after becoming an alternative business structure (ABS). TPP Law Limited, based in Bankside, central … Continued