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Firm Owners: 3 Risks and 7 Rewards of Running a Flexible Firm

Firm Owners: 3 Risks and 7 Rewards of Running a Flexible Firm

December 11, 2018

How necessary is it for your employees to be at work every day? Are your reasons for having everyone in the office based on pragmatism or legacy? At FirmChecker, we independently analyse professional services business models. This gives us insight in...Read More

3 Key Tips to Transition to Fixed Fees

3 Key Tips to Transition to Fixed Fees

December 4, 2018

If you run a professional services firm, you’d have seen many articles telling you that you must move to fixed fees or value-based pricing. However, they often major on why and neglect how.  At FirmChecker, we collect and analyse ratings and revie...Read More

Bad Online Reviews: 3 Easy Steps to Respond Effectively

Bad Online Reviews: 3 Easy Steps to Respond Effectively

December 3, 2018

For many business owners who don’t embrace them, bad online reviews are a source of anxiety. Increasingly, it’s no different for professional services. Anyone can leave a bad review of your firm on Google, and these reviews typically lack the nua...Read More

How Generational Differences Influence Your Firm’s Success

How Generational Differences Influence Your Firm’s Success

December 3, 2018

Generational differences probably explain some of the different behaviours in your firm. This is no different among your clients and prospects. At FirmChecker, we specialise in helping law and accounting firms make good decisions throughout their ...Read More

4 Tips for Building a Business that Runs Itself

4 Tips for Building a Business that Runs Itself

November 27, 2018

Most entrepreneurs dream of creating a firm that runs itself. Many legal entrepreneurs and accountants who run their own practice are no different. At FirmChecker, we analyse the business models of many firms and believe that passive income is an ac...Read More

Small Business Owners: 3 Ways a Good Accountant Will Help You Dominate

Small Business Owners: 3 Ways a Good Accountant Will Help You Dominate

November 27, 2018

You’ll hardly find any small business owners who haven’t used an accountant, unless they’re just starting out. Finding a good accountant is vital for both your personal and business affairs. At FirmChecker, we specialise in matching small busin...Read More

Australians spend more on lawyers & accountants than restaurants, nightclubs, bars and pubs. Combined.

Australians spend more on lawyers & accountants than restaurants, nightclubs, bars and pubs. Combined.

November 17, 2018

We spend a lot of money on legal and accounting services every year in Australia. While it’s not a purchase that most small business owners and individuals make often, it costs a lot when you do. At FirmChecker, we specialise in matching people wit...Read More

Lawyers: 5 Remote Work Tips for Getting Your Life Back

Lawyers: 5 Remote Work Tips for Getting Your Life Back

November 17, 2018

Lawyers work notoriously long hours. But for most of the time spent at work, you don’t really need to be there. At FirmChecker, we analyse the performance of many service delivery models, both traditional and cutting edge. This post outlines princ...Read More

5 Key Tips to Choose the Right Accountant

5 Key Tips to Choose the Right Accountant

November 14, 2018

Whether it’s for your business or for your personal affairs, you’ll probably need an accountant at some point. It’s very important to choose the right accountant: good ones can save you a lot of money, which can be decisive in achieving your bu...Read More

Firm Owners: 6 Workplace Flexibility Principles to Transform Your Practice

Firm Owners: 6 Workplace Flexibility Principles to Transform Your Practice

November 13, 2018

With today's technology, most professional services firms are not the flexible workplaces they could be. In this post, we’ve outlined guiding principles to consider when transitioning your firm to a flexible firm where your employees want to work. ...Read More

Lawyers: 3 Reasons Working Virtually Can Work For You

Lawyers: 3 Reasons Working Virtually Can Work For You

November 8, 2018

If you started your own legal practice, you probably did so to have more control over how you work. At FirmChecker, we analyse a range of professional services models. Here, we’ll look at some of the benefits of running a virtual firm using two wel...Read More

3 Key Tips to Choose the Right Lawyer

3 Key Tips to Choose the Right Lawyer

November 7, 2018

If you run your own business, you’re almost certain to require a lawyer at some point. This is a crucial decision and not one to be taken lightly. Lawyers are expensive and costs can escalate very quickly if they charge based on their time. However...Read More

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