The learning and know-how toolkit for professional service firms

The Professional Alternative provides expert learning, guidance and know-how on the emerging issues affecting your firm - helping you to upskill, retain and energise your people.

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Help your people to drive your firm forward

Designed for the busy professional on the go. Read, watch, or listen to practical advice on demand to accelerate professional and personal performance.

Upskill, retain, and energise your team through:

  • Insider knowledge from law and accountancy leaders
  • Leadership and coaching strategy advice
  • Best practice guides
  • Customisable policy templates
  • Personalised learning pathways

The Professional Alternative has been a great asset for the learning and development of our people. Throughout the business, teams are seeing value in the video content, supporting know-how, and policy documents as a go-to resource.

Redefining the professional learning landscape

Practical knowledge at your fingertips

Technology

Technology

Understanding tech and implementing systems

People

People

Managing people and communicating with staff

Clients

Clients

Understanding clients and meeting their needs

Agile

Agile

Hybrid working and the new normal

Support Teams: Setting Boundaries and Saying 'No'

Support Teams: Setting Boundaries and Saying 'No'

#Personal Effectiveness #Teamwork & Communications

  • Reading time 5-10 mins
  • Author The Professional Alternative

Could you just stop asking me questions?

Reena SenGupta: The Key Trends in Innovation in Law

Reena SenGupta: The Key Trends in Innovation in Law

#Technology & Innovation #Practice Management & Operations

  • Reading time 60+ mins
  • Author Reena SenGupta

Nothing ever stays the same

Dr Helena Boschi: The Language of Leadership

Dr Helena Boschi: The Language of Leadership

#Personal Effectiveness #Teamwork & Communications +1 other

  • Reading time 15-30 mins
  • Author Dr. Helena Boschi

Communication for leadership & the workplace

Buying Checklist: Document Management Systems

Buying Checklist: Document Management Systems

#Practice Management & Operations #Technology & Innovation

  • Reading time 0-5 mins
  • Author The Professional Alternative

One for the file

About Us

The Professional Alternative is the UK’s fastest-growing online learning platform for professional services firms.

Every leader knows that an organisation’s best asset is its people. Whether you lead a law firm or accountancy practice, how you choose to upskill and empower your people has a direct impact on staff retention and the success of your firm.

  • In today’s perpetually evolving professional services landscape, we create practical learning and know-how material that cuts through the noise and gives you the answers you need, whether it be how to digitally transform your firm or best implement a D&I strategy.
  • We focus on emerging issues and addressing them before you even know they’re a problem.
  • Boost efficiency and effectiveness by giving your entire firm access to over 700+ resources ranging from learning content, skills development frameworks, best practice guides, policy documents and hindsight advice.

New content is constantly added via our in-house editorial team and our panel of 150+ industry expert contributors, ensuring materials are relevant and topical, propelling you to be one step ahead of the competition on emerging issues, such as ESG, diversity, innovation, recruitment, and more.

Arrange a 15-minute demo today to explore our platform and learn how we can help you equip your firm and develop your people.