How do I promote my book with a blog?

How do I promote my book with a blog?

Advice on how to be heard online, what’s your voice? The latest film biopic, ‘Rebel in the Rye’ details the take on the well-known reclusive author JD Salinger – who, despite worldwide acclaim, one cannot imagine ever utilising today’s blogosphere. Why are blogs so crucial? It sounds odd having to justify the value of written. Read more

ODR and Mediation- A Marriage Made in Heaven?

ODR and Mediation- A Marriage Made in Heaven?

Ask most mediators and they will tell that ODR is not true mediation and is a threat to mediators. Why? The three main reasons are: 1.    Disagreement about what ODR means. Mediators disagree about what ODR means and confuse the different types. ODR 1 is the automated algorithm-based systems used by the likes of Google. Read more

Family Law (15-29 January)

Family Law (15-29 January)

Family News Hospital harmed my brain-damaged baby, father tells court The Guardian – 24 January The case of an 11-month old boy who doctors are trying to take off of life support due to brain damage suffered during birth complications has been taken to court. The parents are hoping the treatment will continue and they. Read more

Immigration Law (15-29 January)

Immigration Law (15-29 January)

Feature of the Fortnight A topic that has been the cause of much discussion in the past few weeks has been the meeting between French President, Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Out of the summit came the Sandhurst treaty, a document that builds on the previous 2003 Le Touquet treaty. According to. Read more

Q&A with Stephen Walker

Q&A with Stephen Walker

Bloomsbury Professional catch up with mediator and author, Stephen Walker. 1- What interests you about mediation? Being part of the process of getting deals done so that people can resolve their disputes and get on with their lives. Seeing how people take decisions in circumstances of stress and how they re -think what they really want. Seeing. Read more

Narrowing the Gap: Trends in Legal Technology and How You Can Keep Pace

Narrowing the Gap: Trends in Legal Technology and How You Can Keep Pace

Many would agree that the legal profession has changed dramatically in recent years, and the dynamic environment firms are operating in today also brings great challenges. Some of the main challenges facing the legal industry involve fee structures, changes in the competitive landscape, and increases in operating costs. Recruitment, retention, and competition for talent are. Read more

IP & IT Law (8-22 January)

IP & IT Law (8-22 January)

IP and IT News Changes to UK Patent Fees Wilson Gunn – 16 January Wilson Gunn detail the new patent fee increases on their website. The patent office has increased the fee for paper filing by more than if filed online in an attempt to steer people towards online filing. The new fees come into. Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (8-22 January)

Employment and Pensions Law (8-22 January)

Employment News Employers ‘aren’t bothering to verify candidates’ CV claims’ People Management – 18 January A recent BBC investigation has revealed that numerous employers and HR teams are not verifying the qualifications on applicants’ CVs and many employees are falsifying qualifications and degrees. According to Research by the Risk Advisory Group, 32% of the CVs. Read more

Sports Law (18 December – 22 January)

Sports Law (18 December – 22 January)

Sports News Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang BBC Sport – 20 January Following a series of breakthrough talks in January 2018, North Korea will be sending 22 athletes to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The two countries will be competing under a unified Korean flag.. Read more

Immigration Law (1-15 January)

Immigration Law (1-15 January)

Feature of the Fortnight The Guardian has run a personal story about the human rights appeal for visitors and what happens when their visas are rejected. The article details the anguish of Icilda Williams, an 83-year old nurse who lives in Jamaica but previously resided in Britain and worked for the NHS for 30 years.. Read more

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