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2020 Conveyancing: Adapting to the New Normal

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SRA Covid-19 cyber security warning Are your incident management plans fit for purpose in the new normal?

SRA Covid-19 cyber security warning Are your incident management plans fit … more

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The return to “Normality” (Lockdown is easy, the recovery is harder)

By Simon Rowe. Simon has been a Partner at Milsted Langdon … more

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Changes to notifying an option to tax (VAT) on land and buildings during the Coronavirus pandemic

Julian Borley is Director of VAT at award-winning independent accountancy practice … more

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The National Will Register are holding their annual Free Will Registration Month from Monday 18th May 2020.

        Protect your wishes, protect your assets, for … more

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Protocol to apply to fast track and multi-track cases listed in the West and South West from 1st June – 1st October 2020

Protocol to apply to fast track and multi-track cases listed in … more

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BLS & Milsted Langdon Survey on users experience of virtual hearings

BLS and the Forensic team at Milsted Langdon have compiled a … more

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LawCare released data on all COVID-19 related contacts

Legal mental health charity LawCare has released data on all COVID-19 … more

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Legal Walks Update and the Community Justice Fund

The Legal community across the nation were due to start raising … more

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Has being exposed to air pollution increased our risk to Coronavirus?

It is well known that long term exposure to high levels … more

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Landmark Academy: Keeping training and development on the agenda

All solicitors and registered European lawyers (RELs) must comply with The … more

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New tech will help keep the criminal justice system moving during COVID-19 pandemic

HMCTS is bringing in a new video platform to enable all … more

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COVID-19 testing extended to those solicitors who are key workers.

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that those solicitors who are … more

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Abrahams Dresden streamlines Legal Accounts management with Insight Legal Software support

BLS is delighted to announce our new supporter relationship with Insight … more

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Inhouse Pro Bono Group Fitness Challenge

The In House Pro Bono Group invites you to a legal … more

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Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre – need assistance on a matter?

BLS are in close contact with the local Bristol court and … more

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Ben Holt, BLS President, Legal Life May Update

We are now a month into lockdown and after the initial … more

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Notes from meeting of HHJJ Cotter, Russen and Matthews with local litigators

Ben Holt, President, hosted a very useful and well attended meeting … more

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Bristol Law Society Official Response to Rapid Consultation on Remote Hearings in Family Proceedings

BLS has submitted the following document on Remote Hearings in Family … more

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Hays – What Workers Want Survey 2020

  With the world changing on a daily basis at the … more

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Hays ‘Thrive’ (free LMS) and ‘Inspire Me Remotely’ with content for employers and employees during Covid-19

Hays Thrive Our recently launched Hays Thrive is, in essence, a … more

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Advice for Family Lawyers on now to deal with valuation of family businesses which may have been ‘mothballed’ due to virus

            Forensic Partner Roger Isaacs considers … more

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Are your incident management plans fit for purpose in the new normal?

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Law Firm Resilience in a Crisis: Part One – Financial Resilience

by Yarman Vachha, Leon Sacks and Chris Bull, Edge International Read … more

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Law Society joins jury trials working party

Press Release The Law Society, alongside the Bar Council and Criminal … more

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TLS heatmap interactive heatmap to identify which courts are operational during Covid-19

https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/support-services/advice/articles/coronavirus-court-and-tribunal-building-status/   BLS and other Joint V have raised the issue … more

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TLS webpage on cyber security, fraud prevention and law tech

Please find below a link to the new tech hub offering … more

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COVID-19 Personal Hardship Fund for Solicitors – SBA

The Solicitors’ Charity has developed a unique COVID-19 Personal Hardship Fund … more

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Milsted Langdon Covid-19 Support Hub

Milsted Langdon Accountants  are here to support you during the ongoing … more

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Insight Legal Software

  Insight Legal offers an Accounts and Practice Management system designed … more

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In Challenging Times Should You Move to The Cloud?

By Tim Smith, Chief Technical Officer at Insight Legal Software. Today, … more

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Why should a customer care if a software supplier is independent or not?

By Brian Welsh, CEO at Insight Legal Some legal software suppliers … more

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How to find the best IT suppliers for your next generation software – Insight Legal

A guide for Practice Managers tasked with pulling together a short-list … more

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The Law Society Business Continutity Toolkit for firms

Ensuring law firms and practitioners maintain business continuity and cashflow The … more

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BiTC nationally has launched their National Business Response Network designed to match specific community needs across the country with offers of support from across the business world.

Business in the Community (BiTC) nationally has launched the National Business … more

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COVID-19 Business & VCSE weekly webinar – Mayor of Bristol

First session: Thursday 9 April 2020, 16:00-17:15 Online Zoom conference Register … more

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Update from Bristol Law Centre re its pro-bono clinics and volunteering

Bristol Law Centre is currently continuing with its pro-bono clinics in … more

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Guide to Phishing during Covid-19

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The human factor – How your people can help to protect your organisation from cyber threats

Covid-19 has brought about a seismic change in the way that … more

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Contacting Bristol Crown Court – 31/3/20

Due to Bristol Crown Court having only a skeleton level of … more

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