We all know how it goes: you’ve installed contract management software to do some of the heavy-lifting, so you and your team can focus on the good stuff – the value-added work. You made a bullet-proof business case to secure the investment, and now you’re excited for everyone to start using the software to increase revenue and productivity, as well as reshaping how the business handles contract management. You start your subscription, but there’s one…
According to IACCM, 83% of people are dissatisfied with contract process. That means almost everyone has a bad time with contracts – any remotely positive experience is the exception, not the rule. This is a disaster. For a business, signing legal contracts should mean closing deals, forging new partnerships and hiring new talent. Instead of these being the happiest moments in the life of your business, bad contract experiences mean people are instead frustrated by…
How do high-growth businesses like Monzo, Zoopla and Habito create their legal dream teams? Get the expert insight from their GCs in this free guide. Hiring your first in-house lawyer is hard. If you don’t have one, then you need to know how to find good candidates and interview them properly. Lawyers are expensive; and those who trained at top firms, or come from prestigious in-house teams, are in high demand, with long notice…
In a high-growth in-house environment, when time becomes such a blocker that you need to expand your legal team, what kind of hire should you go for? In this series, we look at the different options, and share the insights of real-life tech GCs on why they chose the role profile they did. This is an extract from our guide, ‘Scaling your legal team: who to hire, how and why’. Click here to download the
Is your company looking to fundraise? In her last guest blog, VC expert Taryn Strong demystified VC jargon. This time, she sets out the need-to-knows for GCs advising their businesses on fundraising. 1. Prepare for short-term disruption The process of navigating a funding round is time-intensive and disruptive, and bound to have a real impact on your day-to-day workload. But VC deals are often shorter than fully-blown corporate mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and so…
When you’re scaling fast, there’s no time for lengthy discovery and market research. So we’ve curated the top sales software, category by category, to help you concentrate on nothing but growth. Read the list in full here. If you need to scale your sales function, then that’s a great problem to have – it means you’re growing. But as the CEO of a startup, I can confirm that it comes with challenges of its…
What’s life like as the first lawyer in a high-growth tech company? In this series, we get the inside story from the VP Head of Legal at Habito, Rohan Paramesh. This month: the challenge of scaling the team alongside the business. Hi Rohan!👋 It’s great to have you back. Great to be back! 🙌 Have there been any huge things landing on your desk since we last spoke? While there haven’t been major changes (at…
In a high-growth in-house environment, when time becomes such a blocker that you need to expand your legal team, what kind of hire should you go for? In this series, we look at the different options, and share the insights of real-life tech GCs on why they chose the role profile they did. Role profile: Specialist data/IP lawyera qualified lawyer with specialised knowledge and experience in data and IP matters, usually gained at a private…
In a high-growth in-house environment, when time becomes such a blocker that you need to expand your legal team, what kind of hire should you go for? In this series, we look at the different options, and share the insights of real-life tech GCs on why they chose the role profile they did. This is an extract from our guide, ‘Scaling your legal team: who to hire, how and why’. Click here to download the
Tempo’s recruitment platform reduces time to hire from 30 to 3 days. Find out how with Juro they reduced their time per contract from 25 to 5 minutes. Tempo is an end-to-end hiring platform that uses video, intelligent matching and automation to instantly match candidates with suitable roles. Tempo operates in London and Manchester, with further expansion planned, and is used by more than 400 companies, placing candidates at organisations like Monzo, Bulb and BCG.…