Regulation

Law Society cautious over scale of immigration changes

The Law Society has responded to the government’s new points-based immigration system, warning that it is the most significant change to the system in decades.

Climate crisis: how should charities respond?

Mark Abbott navigates the ups and downs of backing activist causes, even when they’re aligned with your charity’s core mission

CLC clarifies rules around client funds

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has today published draft guidance on how firms can use third-party managed accounts (TPMAs), instead of holding client money themselves.

Agent launches PI specifically for freelancers

Professional indemnity (PI) agent Inperio has teamed up with underwriter Accredited Insurance to launch a PI policy specifically for freelance solicitors.

High expectations

Andrew Mackie explains how to stay on the right side of the Charity Commission after the 2018 Oxfam controversy put all charities under the spotlight

Close to home

Mark Kenkre and Jamie De Souza warn charities to stay alert to the risk of enemies within

It’s all in the STARs

The SRA Standards and Regulations have arrived and solicitors and firms must be able to justify their decisions if they want to demonstrate compliance, says Tracey Calvert