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COVID-19 – Advice for safe home working

COVID-19 – Advice for safe home working

As the UK Government moves to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 virus and following yesterday’s guidance, many of you will now be asking your staff to work from home or are looking to introduce increased home working. It is of course important that any devices used...
City firm rebuked by SRA over AML training failures

City firm rebuked by SRA over AML training failures

Top 50 firm Withers LLP has been rebuked by the regulator after failing to adequately train staff in anti-money laundering measures. The Solicitors Regulation Authority said the firm failed between June 2017 and October 2019 to ensure employees were given regular...
Get ready for AML swoops – SRA

Get ready for AML swoops – SRA

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is ’chasing a number’ of law firms which have failed to disclose the safeguards they have implemented to combat money laundering, after the regulator ordered them to do so by letter last December. A rolling monthly programme of...