The Solicitors Regulation Authority are contacting thousands of firms to ask what measures they have in place to combat money laundering. Over a fifth of firms reviewed by the SRA have failed to create the required risk assessment protocols to sufficiently protect against money laundering.
The conveyancing information executive is a new trade body created to raise the quality of property searches with the aim of improving standards
Effective and secure home working is an important skill to acquire in these uncertain times. Some tips for effective and home working are outlined.
The chancellor has announced his first budget with the aim of supporting the economy though an uncertain time with brexit and CoVid19.
The proposed implementation of reservation agreements has been high on the Government’s agenda in an effort to reduce the risk of sales falling through across England and Wales.
The conveyancing industry has been put through its paces in the last few years and subjected to a multitude of changes. This uncertainty shows in last years’ conveyancing and mortgage data. There is now an increased level of political certainty, however, the Brexit question still looms on the horizon and so the hoped for ‘Boris Bounce’ may be a bumpy one.
Blockchain technology can provide significant opportunities for both consumers and legal service providers to improve processes within the legal sector.
Many law firms are facing an increasing threat from cybercrime and many are unprepared and susceptable to cyber attacks targeting money and data
Technology is of vital importance to enable law firm growth with in increasing emphasis put on cyber crime prevention and security.
The government has updated their buying and selling guides to include information on referral fees to make the process more transparent for consumers.