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The trend towards tech sees legal profession facing big change - 26 Mar, 2018

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According to accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, technology is set to have an unprecedented impact upon law firms in the next five…

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Solicitors under scrutiny from HMRC as tax avoidance crackdown continues - 26 Mar, 2018

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Those solicitors providing tax planning services could face more intense scrutiny from the Solicitors Regulator Authority (SRA) and HMRC as the…

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Solicitors Accounts Rules: The story so far… - 26 Mar, 2018

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In 2014 the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) announced that it would be adopting a three-phase approach to reforming the Solicitors’ Accounts…

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Small claims limit reforms will have consequences for legal profession - 26 Mar, 2018

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The Law Society has raised concerns that changes to the small claims limit in relation to road traffic and personal injury cases could have unfavourable…

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Expansion on the cards for conveyancers - 26 Mar, 2018

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A new sector report suggests that a large number of British conveyancing firms are hoping to expand this year. According to the latest research…

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HMRC clamps down on landlords paying incorrect tax - 8 Feb, 2018

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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), as part of its efforts to combat tax evasion, is looking to clamp down on landlords who are not paying the correct…

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Find us, follow us and be the first to know - 23 Jan, 2018

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Are you one of the 1,400 individuals and businesses following us on Twitter? Are you one of our 190 followers on LinkedIn? Are you one of the 227…

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Excuses, excuses - 17 Feb, 2016

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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed the worst excuses it has heard over the previous year from people filing late tax returns. The list,…

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Drop in big firms’ transactions - 12 Oct, 2015

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The top 50 UK law firms have experienced a drop in the number of completed business deals, according to figures. The Law Society’s latest City…

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Lack of advice for law firms’ retiring partners - 12 Oct, 2015

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New research suggests only a small number of large law firms are providing structured retirement advice for their partners, in stark contrast to…

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