The UK’s legal services sector is one of the UK plc’s great success stories, employing 342,000 people, two thirds of whom are based outside London in cities such as Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle which are renowned for their legal services expertise. Total revenue from legal activities in the UK in 2017 was £33.4bn. Much of this was generated by the top 100 UK law firms, who earned over £24bn in 2017/18.
The UK is the largest legal services market in Europe and second only to the US globally. It accounts for a third of Western European legal services fee revenue and around 6.5% of global legal services fee revenue (which totalled between $600bn and $849bn in 2017).
Blue Cube understands that Legal services business travel is different to those in other Industries. Partners and associates often charge out their business travel costs to their clients, so transparency and the ability to pass on these costs is crucial to any Legal practice.
Our legal clients often have several corporate travel accounts with Blue Cube Travel because their client accounts may have a different travel policy to that of the firm or practices travel policy, with policies and approval processes varying between levels of associates and partners within the firm or practice.
No matter the complexity of your business, we will track and allocate to the right cost centre every transaction to make your accounting process transparent and seamless.
A large majority of our clients’ travel spend is in premium cabin classes, therefore we have a wealth of experience in sourcing the best airfares at competitive prices when compared with the bigger TMC’s, we also are well adept at securing those all-important free upgrades.
At Blue Cube Travel we understand that the devil is in the detail, which is why we at Blue Cube still offer a no obligation 3 month trial so that your travellers and their bookers can get to experience our high levels of service and competitive pricing prior to signing a contract.