Law & professional services - Archive

October 2017 articles

For too long, pricing has been the thorn in the side for many businesses employing legal services firms. [...]

23 October
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The introduction of the extra charge of 3 per cent to the existing Stamp Duty Land Tax rates on 1 April 2016 has caused a lot [...]

20 October
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University lecturers has become the latest group to threaten industrial action, in a dispute over pensions. [...]

19 October
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Yesterday was Global Ethics Day, organised by the Carnegie Council. [...]

19 October
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MPs have told the tax man to take a tougher approach to online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay over online VAT fraud and [...]

18 October
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The Law Society seems to be trying to dispel the legal sector's association with dusty tomes and robes, announcing today that [...]

17 October
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City law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) revealed this afternoon that it is in talks to merge with Missouri-headquartered [...]

16 October
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The chief executive of Nex Group's Optimisation business has resigned after lower profit expectations at the unit caused [...]

16 October
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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined Ernst & Young £2.75m after the accountancy giant admitted misconduct relating [...]

16 October
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Law firms in the UK have seen muted revenue growth this year, as they are struggling to keep up with client expectations and [...]

16 October
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The number of Suspicious Activity Reports (Sars) filed by banks last year seeking a defence from money laundering rocketed. [...]

12 October
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Capita has picked up the boss of Amec Foster Wheeler as its new chief executive after its former CEO stepped down off the back [...]

10 October
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The Law Society has today launched an open-armed appeal to keep foreign lawyers coming into the country post-Brexit, unveiling [...]

9 October
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The Square Mile is set to get a new judicial centre, replacing all of the City's current courts except the Old Bailey, to be [...]

9 October
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Brussels is cracking down on Silicon Valley tech giants and their tax arrangements in Europe, leaving the door open to further [...]

5 October
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