Regulation

Facing down risks

Chris Marston explains how a holistic risk management strategy can ensure firms are ready to meet change

20 Mar 2020

Covid-19: compliance contingency planning

The Law Society has advised sole traders to partner up with another solicitor to protect clients in case they are unable to work due to the global Cov

20 Mar 2020

Small firms protected after insurer administration

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has stepped in after the collapse of Irish professional indemnity insurer CBL Insurance Europe

11 Mar 2020

Solicitor fined £1,600 over “offensive” email

A solicitor has been fined £1,600 by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) after forwarding a “highly derogatory and grossly offensive

10 Mar 2020

The GDPR marathon

Two years on from the GDPR’s implementation, Suzanne Dibble considers best practice for law firms

06 Mar 2020

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 sys

20 Feb 2020

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

13 Feb 2020

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The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has today published draft guidance on how firms can use third-party managed accounts (TPMAs), instead of h

13 Feb 2020

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 so

12 Feb 2020