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Legal Focus July 2023

Spotlight on compliance

  • Update on the world of SRA Accounts Rules compliance
  • Accounting updates on the horizon
  • Operating as a limited company – a reminder of the key tax issues to be aware of
  • Thinking of changing your year end? Some important points to conside
  • An audience with… Luke Dickinson

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Legal Focus March 2023

Spotlight on the changing legal landscape

  • SRA Accounts Rules audits – a look back over the past few years
  • Tax update
  • Don’t panic! A financial planning update
  • Interest on client accounts
  • SRA consultation – is there some clarity on the horizon?
  • Mergers and acquisitions in the legal sector
  • Forensic Accounting: latest cases

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Legal Focus July 2022

Spotlight on people

  • Employee Ownership Trusts - where are we?
  • Successful recruitment and retention
  • Changing trends in employee benefits
  • Employee share schemes

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Legal Focus February 2022

Spotlight on tax

  • LLP members – another year, another status review
  • Basis period reform – where are we now?
  • Year-end tax planning checklist
  • Employment taxation – the overseas element?
  • A look ahead to 2022/23

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Legal Focus Autumn 2021

Spotlight on succession strategy

  • Looking at your succession options
  • What to think about when considering a suitable match
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • How to deal with the commercial and regulatory issues
  • Key considerations for a succesful merger/acquisition

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Legal Focus Spring 2021

Spotlight on learning from 2020

  • Emerging from challenge – create the win-win now
  • Taxation - the end of the tax year is coming round again...
  • Hazlewoods Financial Planning
  • Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support
  • Business Restructuring

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Legal Focus Autumn 2019

Spotlight on your employees

  • How to attract and retain staff
  • Employee ownership trusts
  • Entrepreneurs' relief
  • Is incorporation dead in the water?
  • First 100 years 

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Legal Focus Spring 2019

Spotlight on Partners

  • Becoming an equity Partner
  • New SRA Account Rules
  • Consultants - shifting the risk
  • LLP members - another year, another status revieW
  • Top tips for tax planning
  • The abolition of the abolition of class 2 NIC

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Legal Focus Autumn 2018

Spotlight on technology in the legal sector

  • Is technology leaving you behind?
  • Revealing the KPIs hidden in 'Big Data'
  • Making Tax Digital - Are you prepared?
  • Pricing and compliance with the SRA
  • HMRC enquiries increase after asking lawyers for information

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Legal Focus Spring 2018

Spotlight on our advisory services to the legal profession

  • Hazlewoods Legal team sums up 2017
  • Attention all new partners
  • Cars should you lease or buy? And what tax reliefs remain?

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