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This Practice Note explains how the conditional fee regime operates after 1 April 2013, including:•what a conditional fee agreement (CFA) is•the...
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23rd Oct
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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,...
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22nd Oct
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What's the issue?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines lone workers as people who work by themselves without close or direct...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on:•the basic content of an offer letter•taking up references•keeping in touch before the start date•preparing...
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26th Sep
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Admission requirementsTo be admitted as a solicitor a trainee must:•complete the academic stage, for which the options are:◦a qualifying law...
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26th Sep
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The requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements for authorised training...
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26th Sep
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What are strategic aimsA strategic aims document is also sometimes known as a strategic plan. It sets out the firms strategic aims for a defined...
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25th Sep
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The essence of any performance management process is the relationship between employee and manager. Both should know what needs to be done to meet...
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25th Sep
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From 6 December 2018, law firms must publish information on their website on the prices they charge and what these cover. This does not apply to all...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is intended for law firms. It explains why time recording is so important. It also explores best practice around time recording and...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers how you might set about improving your staff's financial awareness so they might be more inclined to, and more skilled...
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25th Sep
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This BD and marketing plan workflow sets out a staged process which can be followed to for...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the procedures to be followed when you need to end employment on grounds of ill health. When to end...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. It covers fire safety requirements in an office-based...
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25th Sep
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For the purposes of entitlement to a redundancy payment, an employee is dismissed by reason of redundancy if the reason for dismissal...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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25th Sep

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the main criminal offences relating to illegal working and discusses practical aspects of dealing with a...
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25th Sep
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Most EEA nationals have no restrictions on their freedom to take employment in the UK (see EEA nationals—rights).From 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018,...
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25th Sep
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Statutory development of personal pensionsRetirement annuity contracts were the predecessor to personal pensions. They were introduced by the Finance...
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25th Sep
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following the publication of a discussion paper (DP18/1)on the effectiveness of competition in non-workplace pensions...
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25th Sep
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Broadly speaking, tax applies to UK registered pension schemes in three different areas:•tax treatment of member and employer contributions (including...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers a woman’s right to return to work after maternity leave.A woman who takes ordinary maternity leave (OML) is entitled to...
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25th Sep
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An employee intending to adopt a child under 18 may be eligible to take up to three different kinds of statutory leave:•ordinary and additional...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended for the reporting year 2019–20 due to the coronavirus...
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25th Sep
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In broad terms, putting an employee on 'garden leave' means the employer sending the employee home on full pay during the employee's notice period. It...
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25th Sep
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An employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a pregnant employee, or where applicable, a...
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25th Sep
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In certain defined circumstances, employees have a right to be permitted to take time off during working hours:•to care for, or arrange care for,...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note describes the extent to which employees are entitled to work during statutory maternity or adoption leave, without bringing that...
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25th Sep
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In essence, the right to shared parental leave allows, after birth, the mother of the child and a second person (who must be the father of child, or...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Maternity Allowance, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Shared Parental...
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25th Sep
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Ways of accruing pension benefitsThere are a variety of possible pension arrangements for employees. The main options include:•occupational pension...
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25th Sep
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An employee will be under certain implied duties during employment. These will vary depending on the seniority of the employee and whether he is...
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25th Sep
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Bonuses can be a very effective tool to motivate and retain employees while allowing businesses to control wage costs. In certain sectors and...
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25th Sep
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In this Practice Note, references to the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Order are to the National Employment Savings Trust Order 2010, SI...
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25th Sep
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This Checklist gives an overview of the immigration matters that should be considered on a relevant transfer under the Transfer of...
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25th Sep
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Policies are similar to guidelines: they are statements of usual practice, and of good practice, but they are not statements of universal practice. It...
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25th Sep

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