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So far Vicky Simpson has created 16 blog entries.

Hardwiring compliance into corporate culture

We all know about compliance abuse and incidents from the articles published in the Law Society Gazette or Legal futures, that then are shared on social media. How often do you really read them and ask yourself the question of “could it be happening in my firm?” Compliance has so many layers, it’s easy [...]

Hardwiring compliance into corporate culture2020-03-26T10:23:44+00:00

Price transparency (3) – changing the mindset

As part of the Teal Compliance Office Training, we ran a webinar session running through all the requirements in relation to Price Transparency and the impact it has upon firms. The first thing I would say is that the new rules creates a market of opportunity on which you can take stock and look [...]

Price transparency (3) – changing the mindset2020-03-26T10:25:26+00:00

Price transparency – what you need to do (2)

As we approach the December have you started to consider the new transparency rules and how you are going to comply with rules which the SRA aim to provide clients with all the information they will require to make an informed decision as to which firm they instruct. Following on from the CMA’s report [...]

Price transparency – what you need to do (2)2020-03-26T10:25:42+00:00

Price transparency – what you need to do

With the Legal Services Board agreeing with the SRA in relation to price transparency, what does this mean for your law firm and how are you going to ensure you comply with the new rules which hold a December 2018 deadline? Under the new rules, firms will be required to: Publish on their website, [...]

Price transparency – what you need to do2020-03-26T10:25:58+00:00

Karen Peters interviews Vicky

Conversion Consultant specialist Karen Peters talks to Victoria about Compliance and GDPR

Karen Peters interviews Vicky2020-03-26T10:26:10+00:00

The Human Cost of Money Laundering – Part One

(Guest blog by Mark Heffer) Fraud and Financial Crime Consulting Ltd. It is very easy to silo oneself when immersed in the world of investigating money laundering and to forget that actually it isn’t just about currency, commodities and hidden profits but it’s about people. I have investigated a plethora of cases during my career [...]

The Human Cost of Money Laundering – Part One2020-03-26T10:28:48+00:00

File reviews – do we need them?

How good would it feel to be able to say that as a firm you have all your file reviews up to date, corrective action signed off, trends identified, and training given where necessary? Equally, how would it feel to be dealing with a professional negligence matter, rogue fee earner, the SRA, the SDT, [...]

File reviews – do we need them?2020-03-26T10:29:01+00:00

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.

This morning I had a look on Linkedin as I generally do and came across a refreshing and honest post by Zac Williams who is the co founder @ Grad Touch. He had undertaken his chosen degree and had a job lined up. The proviso being that he needed a 2:1.    Zac got a [...]

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.2020-03-26T10:29:09+00:00

Run, hide… GDPR is coming… oh no, it’s here!

25th May 2018 saw new legislation in relation to Data Protection - yes, I know you have heard or seen nothing but GDPR on social media. Over the last few months I have been visiting firms of all sizes and disciplines and in the lead up to GDPR some of those firms have been [...]

Run, hide… GDPR is coming… oh no, it’s here!2020-03-26T10:29:20+00:00

Technology in Compliance

At the recent Teal Annual Conference I spoke to the delegates about Technology in Compliance, following on from that I would like to ask you these questions? 1 - How do your current systems and processes work for you? 2 - As a firm are you all working on the same system or is [...]

Technology in Compliance2020-03-26T10:29:29+00:00
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