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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The introduction of personal pensions in 1987 was heralded as offering new choices for self-employed and employed individuals.However, it soon became...
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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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26th Sep
Precedents
The sample opt-out notice includes the wording set out in Schedule 1 to SI 2010/772 and the statements required by SI 2010/772, reg 9(6)(aa).Notice to...
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26th Sep
Q&As
What is salary sacrifice?Salary sacrifice (also called salary exchange) operates by varying an employee's terms and conditions of employment in...
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28th Sep
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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13th Oct
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This archived toolkit covers the basic issues relating to pensions auto-enrolment and highlights practical steps employers needed to take in order to...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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13th Oct
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALESThis Practice Note has been archived. It explains the steps employers should...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills and Naveed Soomro of Squire Patton Boggs 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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13th Oct
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALESWhat is contractual enrolment?Contractual enrolment is where workers are...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct

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