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 [...]
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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, [...]
Conversion Consultant specialist Karen Peters talks to Victoria about Compliance and GDPR
(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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Teal Compliance & Lockton Annual Compliance Conference 2018: Navigating a Year of Change - Book your tickets from this link As an Associate of Teal Compliance I am pleased to announce our first annual conference. Take advantage of the early bird booking to avoid disappointment 2018 is a significant year for Law Firm Compliance. [...]
The legal industry can be a mixture of things both good and not so good. People tend to focus on the things that drive them, whether it’s the bottom line of fee income or having to make what some people may see as ruthless decisions for the success of the business. However, I also [...]