Property Ladder Group hosts Synergy CPD conference – The new way to do CPD

Synergy CPD conference

In the words of James Emery – Tower Street Finance, there is a story here. On the 28th September 2022, the doors opened and delegates were welcomed to The Coach House, Markshall Estate in Colchester. They were offered teas, coffees and breakfasts, then sat at their round tables situated in a beautiful barn conversion. Everyone […]

UKLTA announces Student representative initiative

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The UKLTA is looking for student representatives to become part of a growing community of top law and technology firms. With over 85 organisational members, the UKLTA is dedicated to building a community where legal professionals, technology providers and consumers of legal services can come together in order to help shape the future of legal […]

How you can support Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2022

Worried about fraud? Charity Fraud Awareness Week creates a safe space for charities/NGOs/not-for-profits and their supporters to talk about fraud and how to prevent it. About the campaign Charity Fraud Awareness Week, which runs from the 17th to the 21st October, 2022, is an award-winning awareness campaign, run by a partnership of charities/NGOs/ not-for-profits, regulators, […]

Hunt reverses majority of Kwarteng’s mini-budget

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt has confirmed that almost all tax measures included in the mini-budget will be reversed. Hunt’s predecessor Kwasi Kwarteng, whom he replaced only days ago, had announced a series of tax cuts and abolitions in the House of Commons in September. This included cuts to income tax and corporation tax, […]

Probate case study – Presumption of Death (Scotland) Act 1977

Presumption of Death (Scotland) Act

The deceased was believed to have committed suicide, but his body could not be found. He had been seen taking a boat out to sea and was never seen again. His cousins, who were the beneficiaries of his estate, wanted to deal with his executry by selling his property and distributing his estate as soon […]

Remote workers leaving legal sector “wide open” to cyber-attack boom

The legal sector is in danger of a surge in cyber-attacks due to a sharp rise in staff using unsecured networks for work, according to new analysis. Employees are increasingly using unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots while working, leaving businesses “extremely vulnerable” to hackers, according to the Federation of Small Business and cyber security group Linten […]