Latest articles relating to all things Risk and Compliance 

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.

GDPR Exemptions for firm’s with less than 250 employees

A common misconception is that firm’s with less than 250 employees believe they are exempt from GDPR – This is a myth

Brexit in the legal sector

With Brexit fast approaching and lots of details of the plans up in the air I can hear you all thinking “What does this mean for us?”.

SRA Transparency Rules

The new SRA Transparency Rules come into effect in December 2018, but what will this mean for you and your firm?

E-signatures – the way forward?

The Electronic Communications Act 2000 made electronic signatures on contracts admissible as evidence which paved the way for the new world of e-commerce.

Effective Risk Management

A Risk Management Framework is essential in any modern-day law firm; the SRA Code of Conduct closely ties a firms’ need to manage their risks with the outcome focused r