Professional Update July 25, 2013
|25 July 2013
Criminal legal aid: join our live Q&A
We’re holding a free live webinar next week to answer your questions about our efforts to secure a sustainable future for criminal legal aid. We’ll explain our proposed alternative to price-competitive tendering, summarise the purpose and progress of our discussions with the Ministry of Justice to date, and address any concerns.
New podcast: guide to employment tribunal fees
On Monday 29 July, a new fee system will be introduced to the employment tribunals process. In our free podcast, Jason Latham, deputy director of tribunals at HM Courts & Tribunals Service, explains how the new system will work.
Final version of ATED return now available
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released the final version of its annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) return. Payments for 2013-14 must reach HMRC by 1 October 2013.
Personal injury campaign – order free materials
Be rewarded for exporting legal services
Has your firm championed the role of English law in the world of global commerce, or set high standards for responsible business in overseas markets? Nominate yourselves for the Excellence in Exporting Legal Services award and showcase the contribution you’re making to legal services around the world.
Insolvency Law Handbook – fully revised and expanded
Supporting the City
We have launched a dedicated webpage for the City, which features the lobbying that the Society does on behalf of its City membership as well as relevant publications, events and training.
New tenancy laws planned for Wales
The Welsh government is planning new legislation to significantly change how social and private homes are rented in Wales. We’d like your views on the proposals to inform our consultation response.
Training and events
Making the most of your membership
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