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Changes to IR(35) Rules present a rare opportunity for some companies to attract the best talent

posted on 18th February 2020 by Kristina Smith

As companies up and down the country prepare for the forthcoming legislative changes to the off payroll working rules (IR35) on 6th April 2020, a golden opportunity is emerging for some to attract the... read more

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Trends and Developments that will shape the Legal Industry in 2020: Experts Opinion

posted on 10th February 2020 by Kristina Smith

DerivSource have put together a panel of experts sharing their thoughts on what 2020 will bring. They provide their ideas on the trends and market developments in areas of post-trade, regulatory compl... read more

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Law Firms on Comparison Sites – Explored by the LSB

posted on 4th February 2020 by Kristina Smith

The Legal Services Board are exploring the option of compelling law firms to sign up to comparison websites; firms would have to appear on platforms that compare prices or performance. This is followi... read more

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Retiring President of the Supreme Court says Legal Aid cuts caused ‘serious difficulty’

posted on 7th January 2020 by Kristina Smith

In 2013, legal aid was cut to many civil law cases with the aim of saving £350 million a year in England and Wales. These cuts have caused ‘serious difficulty’, however, to the justice system. Th... read more

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Contax Law – IR35 Tax Liability Insurance

posted on 19th December 2019 by Kristina Smith

We have worked with our insurance providers to develop a unique and innovative insurance product to protect all parties in the recruitment supply chain (including contractors, ‘fee payer’, recruit... read more

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2019 Elections – What this means for the UK Economy and Legal Industry

posted on 13th December 2019 by Kristina Smith

Last night saw what we hope is the end of months of governmental uncertainty, as the Conservatives won a majority in the 2019 elections. What this means for the nation is yet to be seen but it is like... read more

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BPP contracted to deliver super-exam prep courses by six City firms

posted on 6th December 2019 by Kristina Smith

The ‘City Consortium’ group, made up of six giant law firms, have appointed BPP Law School to design and run the legal education and skills training for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (... read more

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The Remote Working Dilemma: Who Is the Ultimate Winner?

posted on 26th November 2019 by Kristina Smith

Working from the comfortable space of your living/study room or from your local coffee shop is an idea appealing to almost everyone. Is this sentiment of workers based on convenience or do they really... read more

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£500m boost for legal aid promised by Lib Dems

posted on 22nd November 2019 by Kristina Smith

The elections campaigns are now in full swing. Labour announced their manifesto yesterday and this week the Liberal Democrats have announced they’ll increase the legal aid budget by a third. The cur... read more

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Christmas Deadlines!

posted on 19th November 2019 by Kristina Smith

Christmas is fast approaching! Please find below the deadlines for your timesheet submissions and payment dates to ensure you don’t miss out on all the festive fun: Monday 23rd December Deadline... read more

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MoJ invests £2m in the development of legal tech

posted on 12th November 2019 by Kristina Smith

Tech Nation, a network of technology entrepreneurs, was named last week as the recipients of a £2 million Ministry of Justice investment. This funding forms part of a government funding scheme for th... read more

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