Month: June 2016

Fraud

Fraudsters intercepting mail with fake letter boxes

Criminals are intercepting mail by gluing extra letter boxes to the outside of houses. According to concerned members of the public in Greater Manchester, criminals are harvesting bank details and other material whilst people are out. One such resident Linda Dunn issued a warning on Facebook after she was targeted. Linda says she opened up […]Read More

Firms & People

PSG integrates with Hoowla’s Case Management System

Leading conveyancing search provider PSG are delighted to announce their ordering platform PSG Connect is now integrated with the full legal practice Case Management System Hoowla. PSG launched their new ordering platform in January and received a great response from clients.  The new system has been built with integration and collaboration in mind to bring […]Read More

Firms & People

Redbrick Solutions and Brighter Law Solutions announce partnership to help

Leading conveyancing case management provider, Redbrick Solutions, have this week announced their partnership with conveyancing business development specialists, Brighter Law Solutions (BLS). BLS’ management information system helps firms analyse data to identify opportunities to better leverage resources across the firm, answering critical questions such as ‘Do we need more staff to handle volume?’ and ‘Who […]Read More

Firms & People

SDLT image of the future

Given the result from the recent EU referendum, property tax law within the United Kingdom will become more complicated. SDLT.co.uk has prepared for ‘What-if Brexit’ with government agencies like HMRC, Revenue Scotland, Companies House et al. Informally, they have implied that nothing will change in terms of the progression to Digital by Default. The existing […]Read More

Firms & People

SRA unveil fees level calculator

The Solicitors Regulation Authority have unveiled their fees calculator in an effort to help practitioners plan for next year. The proposed individual fee has fallen from £320 to £290 with the SRA’s net funding requirement going from £54.1 million to £53.5 million. Paul Philip, SRA Chief Executive, said: “We know that planning ahead is a […]Read More

Firms & People

Coodes promote four to partner

Cornwall and Devon based law firm Coodes have promoted four members of staff, bringing heir total number of partners to 32. One of the four promoted, Truro based Sarah Cowley will head up the firm’s specialist New Build team.With expertise including residential leases, equity release and first time buyers, she is a Member of the […]Read More

Fraud

Scam Alert Round up 27th June

Here are the latest scam alerts as issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority Emails from “Overholt Sales Limited” claiming SRA regulation and authorisation Emails have been sent claiming to be from a firm named “Overholt Sales Limited” which claim they are regulated and authorised by the SRA. The emails carry an attachment containing details of […]Read More

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