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Salehs Solicitors upgrades to flexible digital solution

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 10th September 2019

Salehs are a growing law firm based in Manchester, offering legal support for businesses and consumers alike. The firm has recently grown through the successful acquisition of Solis Law and the sustained growth of other departments, notably Commercial Property and Commercial Finance. Salehs also specialise in Real Estate and Residential Property with a combined team […]

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Can flexible working save the environment?

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 14th August 2019

Despite the proliferation of digital nomads tapping away on their laptops in local coffee bars over recent years, the daily commute is still very much a key feature of the working day for employees up and down the UK. The right to request flexible working was rolled out in 2014 but even today, five years […]

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Dragon top tips & commands

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 30th July 2019

Learning to dictate effectively using Dragon Voice Recognition can be a steep learning curve for some. However, this is often caused by lack of training. By using our guide below, you can minimise the time it takes for you to get up and running and dictating efficiently. Before you start Dictating Go through the Interactive […]

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South East Law Firm upgrade dictation system with new hosted digital solution

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 15th July 2019

Set up in 2001, The Child Law Partnership is a family law firm who initially focused exclusively on children’s cases and Social Services. After expanding, the practice now deals with a broad range of family issues involving separation, divorce, disputes concerning children and family finances. With 27 staff and 6 offices, they are one of […]

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Artificial Intelligence and the legal industry (2/2)

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 3rd April 2019

Artificial Intelligence and the legal industry In an earlier article, we looked at how developing forms of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used in everyday life, as well as helping business processes become more streamlined. But how, specifically, can law firm artificial intelligence be effective? The current state of Law Firm Artificial Intelligence While […]

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New white paper for solicitors – How law firms can ensure they keep pace with technological advances

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 14th January 2019

SpeechWrite Digital today released a white paper for solicitors on the rise of tech innovation within the legal sector, and how firms can future-proof themselves. The full white paper can be downloaded online. Click Here to download. SpeechWrite has released a white paper for solicitors entitled Dictating the Pace of Change. Containing a foreword by […]

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A solicitor’s guide to the top 10 do’s and don’ts of voice recognition

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 10th December 2018

This solicitor’s guide to the top 10 do’s and don’ts of voice recognition software is a must read for anyone using this software. From memos, letters and emails, through to contracts and court forms – lawyers’ daily lives revolve around compiling documents. And in a profession where time is money, the more streamlined and intuitive […]

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How technology is helping reduce admin costs for law firms

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 22nd November 2018

Whether it’s in conference or in court, it’s the lawyer’s job to eliminate the inconsequential, peripheral or immaterial and get to the point – to make a case in the most effective and efficient way possible. So why should it be any different when it comes to the way workloads are handled? In an industry […]

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Dispelling the myths of Voice Recognition

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 13th November 2018

Have common misconceptions and outdated complaints led to you avoiding Voice Recognition?   Bust the myths and read on…..   #1 I tried it years ago and it didn’t work Advantages in technology over recent years means that Voice Recognition is a far superior product when compared to its predecessors. It’s now faster, more intelligent and more efficient […]

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Improving the work-life balance for solicitors

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 23rd October 2018

Who are flexible working solicitors? According to the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI), when employees are given the autonomy and empowerment to choose when and where they work, this creates a culture that removes artificial measures of success (such as logged hours or constant visibility within an office) and actually allows employers to […]

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Hosted mobile solutions on the rise in law firms

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 1st October 2018

The latest research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) reveals that the overall cloud adoption rate in the UK now stands at 88 per cent, with 67 per cent of users expecting to increase their adoption of cloud-based services over the coming year. The top four reasons respondents gave for cloud take-up were delivery, flexibility, […]

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‘Dictating the pace of change’ – New White paper

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 14th September 2018

Pre-register for our new cloud dictation whitepaper and learn about the latest technology in law firms. Help your practice become more agile, flexible, efficient and reduce costs at the same time. Click here to register. “Dictating the pace of change” – a cloud dictation white paper As the legal industry continues to adapt to an […]

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10 Minutes with Andrew Davies

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 7th August 2018

My career providing support for the legal services sector began with a large American corporate. whilst there I saw that the way law firms would have to respond to and support their clients was going to have to change. There was a much greater need for efficiency and responsiveness, which large corporate companies would find […]

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SpeechWrite 360 – A hosted mobile solution for law firms

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 2nd July 2018

The latest research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) reveals that the overall cloud adoption rate in the UK now stands at 88 per cent, with 67 per cent of users expecting to increase their adoption of cloud-based services over the coming year. The top four reasons respondents gave for cloud take-up were delivery, flexibility, […]

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Getting smarter with your smartphone

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 22nd May 2018

These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who’s not using a smartphone. On top of that, as apps like Siri and Cortana get more sophisticated, more and more of those smartphone users are turning to mobile voice technology. In fact, there is a big appetite for voice search in the UK, with 42% of new adopters […]

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Watch Andy Clark, ICT Manager on why he chose SpeechWrite Digital

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 17th May 2018

Watch the full video here Andy Clark, ICT manager, talks us through his new Digital Dictation and Voice Recognition workflow solution at Wansbroughs. Andy gives a unique perspective on how the project unfolded detailing key requirements he considered when choosing the system and how SpeechWrite was the favoured solution for the firm. He makes a […]

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Alex Kilby testimonial video

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 17th May 2018

Watch the full video here Following a successful implementation of a Digital Dictation and Voice Recognition solution, Devonalds’ Partner, Alex Kilby, talks us through his experiences using the system. One of the main benefits which Alex identified was the consistency the solution promoted within the firm. Alex stated that ‘SpeechWrite has given us a lot […]

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Watch Oliver Price (Partner at Wansbroughs solicitors) talk voice recognition

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 30th April 2018

Watch the full video here Oliver Price, Partner at Wansbroughs Solicitors talks us through his dictation and speech recognition journey with SpeechWrite Digital and how this has translated into real-world benefits. Oliver gives valuable insight into how the software integrated into their existing workflow and emphasised how the install had minimal disruption to his working […]

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Where does your time go?

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 29th April 2018

Everyone has said this at least once: “I wish there was more time in the day.” How many times have you looked up at 5 o’ clock and thought, “Where did my day go?” Most busy professionals would give an arm and a leg just to have an extra hour or two to get more […]

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Choose the right mobile dictation solution for your workflow

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 9th April 2018

Picture this: You’re in your car, and your last meeting ran over, so you’re running a few minutes behind. In your head, you are thinking through a list of everything you have to do, including taking notes about today’s meeting – “Remember that new budget number the client gave you! Tell Bob about the update […]

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Still typing? Time’s wasting.

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 13th March 2018

It seems we are all busier than ever before. However, by taking an inventory of the tasks that don’t directly contribute to achieving your goals at work or at home, you can start eliminating the non-essential activities that contribute to your busyness and detract from your business. Typing is unequivocally one of these time-consuming tasks […]

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Overcoming mic fright – Top tips

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 5th February 2018

Ever experienced “Mic Fright”? No worries, here are some tips how to tackle it. Many assume talking for dictation purposes is just like how you speak for day-to-day activities, but the transition from talking to transcription may be harder than you think. First-time dictation users can sometimes get flustered or uncomfortable when using dictation. Some […]

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Why dictate? The power of speech

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 19th January 2018

As more individuals catch themselves using microphones on their smartphones and home devices to dictate thoughts and send messages instead of typing, it’s evident that our preferences are shifting from typing to talking. This shift can be seen as over 5 million people have purchased the Amazon Echo and half of all searches will be […]

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Liverpool solicitors upgrade dictation system with innovative digital solution

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 29th November 2017

Abensons Solicitors, a professional law firm based in Liverpool, with over 40 lawyers, paralegals and support staff, was looking for a means of easily upgrading its old-fashioned dictation system. The firm offers a broad range of legal services and has a correspondingly high demand for fast turnaround of a huge number of documents which need […]

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Legal eagles embrace move towards agile working

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 20th November 2017

A survey into agile and flexible working across the legal sector has revealed that over 70% of respondents believe that agile working practices utilising digital dictation and voice recognition promote smarter and more efficient ways of working, while nearly one in four believes it leads to a better work-life balance. The research, carried out by […]

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Wiltshire solicitors make the switch to digital dictation and voice recognition

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 5th September 2017

Wansbroughs Solicitors is a law firm that serves clients across England and Wales. Its legal experts have extensive experience in providing services to a range of commercial and private clients. Originally part of Wansbroughs in Bristol, the practice has been independent since 1989. It has developed a strong client base and a reputation for conducting […]

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SpeechWrite launches new, competitive PDF software challenger

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 18th August 2017

SpeechWrite PDF is now being offered by digital experts SpeechWrite as part of its document workflow suite of I.T solutions. The software has proven to be a solid alternative to more well-known solutions, which are often prohibitively expensive for businesses. The launch of SpeechWrite PDF is primarily targeting legal, financial and insurance companies, as historically […]

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Warwick solicitors digital upgrade dictated by technological progress

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 8th June 2017

Warwick-based law firm Moore & Tibbits Limited has transformed its workflow system by upgrading its digital solution to suit its remote working requirement. Dictating lengthy documents and emailing them for transcription, often via mobile phone with a patchy WiFi signal, was inefficient and time-consuming so the firm’s productivity had been suffering. After consultation with digital […]

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Warwickshire law firm makes a quantum leap into a digital future

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 2nd June 2017

When Leamington Spa-based solicitors Blythe Liggins discovered its analogue dictation and transcription system was becoming outdated, the only option was to look at upgrading to digital. In a modern age where phones and tablets are as sophisticated as computers, using tapes to record dictation for transcription had begun to seem slightly archaic. Switch from Analogue […]

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South-East law firm embraces digital dictation solution

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 5th May 2016

When Ilford-based Matwala Vyas LLP (MVLLP) realised it needed to become more technologically streamlined, it looked to SpeechWrite Digital Technology for the answer. MVLLP specialise in property, immigration, criminal defence and family law. Switch from Analogue to Digital In 2015 the company was using an analogue dictation practice, to create and audio-type recorded files into […]

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North Devon law firm talks the talk with digital SpeechWrite upgrade

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 1st May 2016

As its first New Year’s resolution, leading North Devon law firm Brewer Harding & Rowe (BHR) has replaced its digital dictation system with an innovative new digital dictation solution across its four offices. The recent upgrade, which was achieved by SpeechWrite Digital, has been designed to maximise the capability of BHR’s clerical resources, to meet […]

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Legal eagles overhaul workflow system to increase efficiency and assist remote working

Published by: bhdcreative at 7th December 2014

With help from SpeechWrite Digital, South Wales solicitors’ practice Everett & Tomlin and Lloyd & Pratt (ETLP) has recently adopted a complete digital workflow solution to incorporate remote working. The company has installed Philips SpeechMike Premium USB digital recorders and SpeechWrite Enterprise workflow management software across three offices, which has both updated and enhanced its […]

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Efficiency put into practice for Derbyshire law firm with new voice-to-text technology

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 2nd November 2014

SpeechWrite Digital was recently commissioned by solicitors Broadbents to modernise and maximise connectivity across the law firm’s four regional offices. The company’s legal team advise clients on all aspects of modern law practices, including criminal defence, family law, conveyancing, wills and probate. Emerging technology led the firm to consider the improvements that new developments could […]

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Cygnet law spreads its wings with revolutionary new advanced digital dictation solution

Published by: bhdcreative at 5th April 2014

In collaboration with SpeechWrite Digital, Redcar-based law firm Cygnet Law has recently upgraded its workflow system to increase efficiency and distribute clerical workload more evenly across its secretarial team. Following an in-depth system review, SpeechWrite Digital recommended and installed a digital legal dictation solution that has transformed the production of typed correspondence for the firm’s […]

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Digital dictation and voice recognition transform firm’s working methods

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 11th April 2013

Birmingham law firm Coley & Tilley recently engaged the expertise of digital dictation specialist SpeechWrite Digital, to facilitate an upgrade of its dictation and transcription methods. Established over 100 years ago and sited in the hub of Birmingham’s legal district, Coley & Tilley has seen many changes to the law industry, but still relies on a […]

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Law firm takes remote control due to expanding business

Published by: SpeechWrite Digital at 8th April 2013

With 100 staff and offices in Cardiff, London, Bristol and Bridgend, Berry Smith LLP recently required a digital dictation solution that enabled fee-earner’ law firm remote working off-site with clients. SpeechWrite Digital carried out a technical consultation and systems audit, and recommended a complete workflow overhaul, providing an adaptable solution to the needs of an […]

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