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    All above board

    2 August 2016 By Jason Mitchell

    The SRA Code of Conduct obliges law firms to ensure their fees are transparent to their clients. Firms must not be seen to generate secret profits. Jason Mitchell looks at how to maintain compliance

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    Reform of financial management regulation

    27 October 2015 By Crispin Passmore

    Crispin Passmore explains how the SRA intends to reform how it regulates financial management in response to changes in consumer and market behaviours 

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    Better safe…

    12 February 2014 Updated: 15 October 2014 By George Bull

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s focus on financial stability is part of a wider change to the regulatory environment, and what compliance means in practice. George Bull explains how to assess your firm against the regulator’s risk indicators

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    Managing for Success February 2013

    8 February 2013 Updated: 24 October 2014

    This edition features the Financial Benchmarking Survey, ABSs, retirement planning, regulatory change, a business health check, data protection, client care letters, PR, change management, risk management, fees for PI work, and pensions auto-enrolment  

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    Managing for Success August 2012

    6 August 2012 Updated: 24 October 2014

    This edition features ABSs, becoming a niche practice, tax planning, legal project management, using your partner reward system to achieve competitive advantage, and the challenges for legal businesses of the move towards paperless courts  

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    Managing for Success May 2012

    8 May 2012 Updated: 24 October 2014

    This edition features the LMS Financial Benchmarking Survey, how to access and use business intelligence, the Lexcel and the Excellence in People standards, ABSs, leadership, compliance planning, whistleblowing, and lean techniques