A one-day workshop designed specifically for those in legal practice or management providing guidance and practical advice about key aspects of VAT compliance including treatment of disbursements.

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A one day workshop providing a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011; particularly valuable for those new to legal finance or anyone who has not undertaken Accounts Rules training in the last 3 years. It is a thorough grounding in all aspects of the rules with workshops and discussions throughout the day.

It is primarily a practical workshop and questions are actively encouraged, as well as participation from the delegates when considering systems and how they ensure that the rules are adhered to in their own practices.

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Two half day workshops dedicated to the compliance role of COFA. Available as a whole day or attendees can choose to attend either one of the half day sessions. Whether you are being appointed as a COFA, a member of an accounts team or supporting the COFA in their role you will find these workshops valuable.

The first session covers the role and duties of the COFA, implementing systems to enable you to monitor and identify breaches, dealing with your regulator, reporting, behaviour compliance and training.

These are one-day Workshops designed to inform and guide in a practical way to apply the current rules for legal accounting and personnel.
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BigHand has announced the details of their annual briefings that take place at venues across the UK, starting with the London event on 19th June. BigHand will be demonstrating how the latest BigHand version 4.2.2, new speech recognition components, and the latest smartphone releases and integrations can deliver further efficiency gains at law firms.

The Law Society is running a series of free Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) regional networking groups, in association with 192business and Accuity.

The groups are for MLROs in law practices, their deputies and senior compliance staff. They are designed to facilitate discussions between local law practices about the challenges of anti-money laundering AML compliance and to enable the sharing of good practice.

The events are free and qualify for 2 hours CPD. Please note that numbers are limited to two people per firm.

This course aims to provide a beginners guide to the accounting procedures relating to Public Funded work to include:

An overview of the different types of public funding, how the Solicitors Accounts Rules deal with LSC payments, the accounting entries needed for Tailored Fixed Fees, Standard Monthly Payments, forthcoming changes and much more. Suitable for complete novices as well as those wishing to refresh and update their knowledge during a period of significant Legal Aid Reform.

VAT For Legal Accounting - This is a one day Workshop designed to provide practical advice and guidance for all those responsible for maintaining and managing the accounts of a solicitors' practice.

SRA Accounts Rules 2011 – These are one-day Workshops designed to provide practical advice for legal accounting personnel.

During the day delegates will participate in workshop sessions assisting them to implement the Rules correctly.

Delegates will each receive a copy of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules Manual.

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