Latest articles relating to all things Risk and Compliance 

Property referrals could be banned in a year!

The government recently said that it is looking to ban property referrals in 12 months if transparency over them cannot be achieved.

 A look back at 2018

Now that we’ve well and truly settled back into work, it’s time to take a look at the main headlines of 2018 and how these events may shape the landscape for 20

Disclosure Pilot Scheme

The mandatory Business and Property disclosure pilot was introduced in the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales on 1st January 2019.

What will a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit mean for RELs?

The SRA recently released guidance on the impact that a ‘no deal’ EU exit scenario will have on Registered European Lawyers (‘RELs’) practising in the UK, law f

Mental health in the workplace

The recent High Court decision in the case of the Solicitors Regulation Authority v James & Ors which resulted in 3 Solicitors being immediately st

CQS Training

The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing.

SRA Risk Outlook 2018/19

The SRA have 10 priority risks for 2018/19 that all solicitors and firms need to consider.

Work-life Balance

Having interests outside of work can help you switch off whilst giving you other qualities that may just help you with your day job.

Brexit – What’s the latest?

One thing we know for sure is that there will most certainly be an impact on the legal sector but the uncertainty around exactly how this will be impacted is concerning

Leasehold properties – are you doing enough to protect your clients?

Conveyancers will well be aware of the rising ground rents which apply to new build developments where properties are sold on a leasehold basis.

The Insurance Distribution Directive

The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD2) has now been enforceable for a month.