Since joining encompass this year I’ve been speaking with many legal and professional service firms and I cannot recall a piece of legislation that will change the way they work as much as the Money Laundering Regulations passed by Westminster over the summer.
Travel and entertainment (T&E) is one of the top five controllable expenses for organizations. Organizations have become accustomed to controlling these costs by using one-size-fitsall budget cuts that aren’t necessarily good for the business. Without a straightforward way to link T&E spend to revenue, organizations are missing prime opportunities to strategically invest in the right opportunities that impact business results.
One of the key elements to a successful interview is preparation, this helps to build your confidence for the interview and this guide gives advice and guidance on how to have a successful interview with a company, deal with telephone and video interviews and secure that all-important 2nd interview.
The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 20171 – referred to as MLR 2017 – demand that the UK’s legal and professional firms review and amend their client onboarding and case opening processes.
A month after the inconclusive snap election result that led to the Conservative Party under Prime Minster Theresa May losing its absolute majority in parliament, a so-called ‘confidence and supply’ deal has been agreed upon between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) from Northern Ireland. In exchange for generous financial transfer payments from the British government to Northern Ireland (over the coming years), the DUP’s ten MPs will provide the Conservatives with a parliamentary majority.