Business management

Business management guidance:

This Practice Note contains guidance on assessing the risk of your organisation causing or contributing to an adverse human rights impact. Human rights due diligence and...

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The government has stated that tackling the gender pay gap is a priority and that its goal is to 'end the gender pay gap in a generation'. It has brought into force...

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It is increasingly acknowledged that human rights are not just a concern for nation states and international organisations. Business organisations operate...

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This practice note covers regulatory requirements which must be observed when preparing a written strategy for operating and managing the firm’s business, commonly known...

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The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) is a quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. According to the Law Society, achievement of membership...

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Defining corporate social responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship is a business management...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note reflects the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). It is for...

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This Practice Note on data protection and outsourcing provides guidance on: • the data protection regime under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU)...

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You must monitor, report (to the SRA) and, where appropriate, publish data regarding the diversity of your workforce. The SRA is prescriptive about what data you must...

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires you to collect, report and publish data regarding the diversity breakdown of your workforce on a biennial basis. The...

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This Practice Note provides information about preparing and implementing a successful business plan. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has made it clear it...

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This Practice Note explains the SRA's requirements on an equality and diversity policy. Where appropriate, it also reflects Lexcel requirements and recommendations...

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Due diligence is the name given to the process through which the factual and legal background to a transaction is collated and assessed. Due diligence should...

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This Practice Note covers the law that applies on or after 1 October 2010 in relation to equality of terms (previously known as equal pay). It is intended to provide...

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The Equality Act 2010 sets out a list of protected characteristics in respect of which discrimination, harassment and victimisation are prohibited. This Practice Note...

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Effective risk management is a cornerstone of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Handbook 2011. The SRA has emphasised that all firms must take a risk-based...

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