Month: February 2018
Thinking about becoming a consultant solicitor? Frequently asked questions
Over the years I’ve discussed the option of consultancy with many solicitors. By the time a solicitor reaches the stage of thinking of consultancy, the positives are very apparent – complete flexibility, being able to choose where they work, how many hours they would like to work, and the freedom to work with whom they... Read more »
What should Recruiters do to protect against anti tax evasion?
The Criminal Finance Act 2017 (“the Act”) came into effect on 30/09/17, and comes with the same sort of guidance as with Bribery Act. In simple terms the Act imposes a criminal liability on businesses that fail to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. That extends to preventing their employees, agents, or representatives facilitating tax... Read more »
How should a Director deal with a Statutory Demand served on their company?
One of the most serious documents a company director can receive is the service of a statutory demand. Whatever the director’s opinion is of the person serving the demand or of the debt being claimed action needs to be taken as a matter of urgency. The options open to the company to deal with demand... Read more »
Being a Consultant Solicitor has changed my life – for the better!
Today is my 2nd anniversary as a Consultant! And I couldn’t be happier. Working in this way has allowed me to finally crack the work/life balance conundrum. Working for a firm in Kent for 14 years, I quickly progressed to partnership. I thrived in a busy commercial litigation department but when I started a family,... Read more »