Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsTue, 21 Nov 2017 02:44:11 GMT 10 per cent of lawyers born overseas plan to leave UK soon, survey finds 10 per cent of lawyers born overseas plan to leave UK soon, survey finds: According to a recent professional services survey by Lawyer 2B, 10 per cent of foreign-born lawyers, who are currently working in the United Kingdom, are planning to leave the country soon. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/10-per-cent-of-lawyers-born-overseas-plan-to-leave-UK-soon-survey-finds-03590 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/10-per-cent-of-lawyers-born-overseas-plan-to-leave-UK-soon-survey-finds-03590 Survey finds judges are worried about their personal safety and salaries Survey finds judges are worried about their personal safety and salaries: According to a recent professional services survey, nearly 50 per cent of all high court judges intend to leave the bench prematurely. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-judges-are-worried-about-their-personal-safety-and-salaries-03565 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-judges-are-worried-about-their-personal-safety-and-salaries-03565 Survey suggests a class pay divide is prevalent amongst accountants Survey suggests a class pay divide is prevalent amongst accountants: According to a recent professional services survey, finance employees from less advantaged households earn an average of £13,713 less per year than their wealthier counterparts. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-suggests-a-class-pay-divide-is-prevalent-amongst-accountants-03487 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-suggests-a-class-pay-divide-is-prevalent-amongst-accountants-03487 Survey finds it now takes an average of ten years to make partner Survey finds it now takes an average of ten years to make partner: According to a recent professional services survey by the recruiter, Origin Legal, it now takes an average of a decade to make partner. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-it-now-takes-an-average-of-ten-years-to-make-partner-03385 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-it-now-takes-an-average-of-ten-years-to-make-partner-03385 Survey finds junior lawyers struggling to meet billing targets Survey finds junior lawyers struggling to meet billing targets: According to a detailed survey of 100 of the top law companies in the United Kingdom, junior lawyers are failing to hit their billing goals. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-junior-lawyers-struggling-to-meet-billing-targets-03344 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-junior-lawyers-struggling-to-meet-billing-targets-03344 Alternative providers are a threat to the law profession, survey finds Alternative providers are a threat to the law profession, survey finds: According to a recent professional services survey, 40 per cent of managing partners from top law practices believe that alternative providers (for example, insurers and the Big Four accountants) are the largest threat to the legal profession. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Alternative-providers-are-a-threat-to-the-law-profession-survey-finds-03309 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Alternative-providers-are-a-threat-to-the-law-profession-survey-finds-03309 More fixed-fee legal services emerging, survey finds More people using fixed-fee legal services, survey finds: A recent professional services survey by YouGov has revealed that approximately 50 per cent of consumer legal services are being provided on a fixed-fee basis. Further to this, the findings revealed that consumers are not being provided with enough information to choose the right solicitor. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-fixed-fee-legal-services-emerging-survey-finds-03239 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-fixed-fee-legal-services-emerging-survey-finds-03239 Survey reveals art students work harder than law students Survey reveals art students work harder than law students: Findings of a recent survey have provoked controversy within the academic circle after claims were released that law students are not as hardworking as their associates in other subjects. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-art-students-work-harder-than-law-students-03187 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-art-students-work-harder-than-law-students-03187 Report reveals legal aid cuts are increasing DIY defence Warnings from legal experts have suggested that lengthy delays in the criminal justice system, as well as miscarriages of justice have resulted in an increase in DIY defence, with a rising number of people electing to represent themselves in court. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Report-reveals-legal-aid-cuts-are-increasing-DIY-defence-03097 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Report-reveals-legal-aid-cuts-are-increasing-DIY-defence-03097 There are too many law practices in Scotland, survey finds According to a survey of the legal industry by accountancy firm, BDO, there are too many law practices and solicitors in Scotland. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/There-are-too-many-law-practices-in-Scotland-survey-finds-03044 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/There-are-too-many-law-practices-in-Scotland-survey-finds-03044 Increasing number of solicitor vacancies across England and Wales A recent professional services survey has revealed that job vacancies for solicitors increased by 40 per cent last year with the biggest rises being seen in insurance practices and technology. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Increasing-number-of-solicitor-vacancies-across-England-and-Wales-02973 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Increasing-number-of-solicitor-vacancies-across-England-and-Wales-02973 4 in 5 young people would rather their parents divorced than were together for the kids A recent survey by the family law organisation, Resolution, has found that the majority of young people, whose parents have divorced, believe that parents should not just stay together for the sake of their children. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/4-in-5-young-people-would-rather-their-parents-divorced-than-were-together-for-the-kids-02901 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/4-in-5-young-people-would-rather-their-parents-divorced-than-were-together-for-the-kids-02901 Just a quarter of Brits believe legal system is fair, survey finds According to a survey by leading solicitors, Hodge Jones & Allen, just 25 per cent of the UK population feel that the legal system in the country is transparent and fair. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Just-a-quarter-of-Brits-believe-legal-system-is-fair-survey-finds-02805 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Just-a-quarter-of-Brits-believe-legal-system-is-fair-survey-finds-02805 50 per cent of expert witnesses received more instructions this year, survey finds According to a recent survey, 50 per cent of expert witnesses received more instructions in the last 12 months. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/50-per-cent-of-expert-witnesses-received-more-instructions-this-year-survey-finds-02735 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/50-per-cent-of-expert-witnesses-received-more-instructions-this-year-survey-finds-02735 Small businesses don’t view lawyers as cost effective, survey finds A recent professional services survey, conducted on behalf of the Legal Services Board (LSB), has revealed that just 13 per cent of small businesses believe that lawyers 'provide a cost-effective means to resolve legal issues'. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Small-businesses-dont-view-lawyers-as-cost-effective-survey-finds-02656 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Small-businesses-dont-view-lawyers-as-cost-effective-survey-finds-02656 1 in 5 lawyers would quit their job to be on The Apprentice A recent professional services survey by legal recruiter, Laurence Simons, has revealed that nearly 1 in 5 (18 per cent) of lawyers would quit their job to be on the BBC reality TV show, The Apprentice. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/1-in-5-lawyers-would-quit-their-job-to-be-on-The-Apprentice-02586 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/1-in-5-lawyers-would-quit-their-job-to-be-on-The-Apprentice-02586 Millennial solicitors are quitting law faster than past generations, survey finds According to a recent professional services survey, conducted by career change consultants Life Productions, 32 per cent of jobs seekers in the United Kingdom, who are lawyers, are looking for a career outside of law, an increase from 24 per cent in 2007. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Millennial-solicitors-are-quitting-law-faster-than-past-generations-survey-finds-02515 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Millennial-solicitors-are-quitting-law-faster-than-past-generations-survey-finds-02515 Record number of graduates in jobs since the recession, figures show According to recent figures, a record number of UK graduates are in employment since the recession. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Record-number-of-graduates-in-jobs-since-the-recession-figures-show-02469 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Record-number-of-graduates-in-jobs-since-the-recession-figures-show-02469 Most junior lawyers are satisfied in their role, survey finds A recent employee satisfaction survey - which questioned 2,076 individuals in the UK - has found that the majority of junior lawyers are satisfied with their work/life balance. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Most-junior-lawyers-are-satisfied-in-their-role-survey-finds-02396 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Most-junior-lawyers-are-satisfied-in-their-role-survey-finds-02396 Survey findings reveal half of divorcees had doubts before saying ‘I do’ A recent survey conducted by Manchester-based firm of solicitors, Slater and Gordon, has discovered that 50 per cent of those who have been divorced had doubts before they got married. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-findings-reveal-half-of-divorcees-had-doubts-before-saying-I-do-02355 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-findings-reveal-half-of-divorcees-had-doubts-before-saying-I-do-02355