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Top tax tips to help you and your commercial clients save money


Whether you have clients who are setting up a new enterprise, or they already have a successful, well-established company, there ...

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Will new ‘no fault’ divorce legislation affect financial settlements?


The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 comes into effect on 6 April 2022. Arguably, the new legislation represents the ...

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SRA reminds solicitors of their duties following Russia financial sanctions


The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has issued a reminder to the legal sector of its compliance duties in the wake ...

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Has your firm considered a salary sacrifice scheme to encourage staff loyalty?


While the national job vacancy boom is good news for job seekers, it could be a nightmare for law firms ...

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Capital Gains Tax: do you know the new rules?


Solicitors and conveyancers have been reminded that the window to report and pay capital gains tax on the disposal of ...

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Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive: Solicitors set to benefit from new digital reporting service


Solicitors required to report discrepancies in people with significant control (PSC) information to Companies House will benefit from an improved ...

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‘Biggest divorce case in British legal history’ results in £251million settlement


A settlement, described as the biggest divorce case in British legal history, was agreed in the High Court recently. Princess ...

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How to protect clients from “Friday Afternoon Fraud”


“Friday afternoon fraud” is costing homebuyers millions of pounds every year, the Law Society for England and Wales has warned. ...

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Law firms fined after failing to comply with anti-money laundering regulations


Solicitors have been handed £160,000 in fines after failing to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, a regulator has revealed. ...

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