Could lender claims be about to rise?

According to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), mortgage possession claims and orders both rose in the period from April to June 2017 (Q2). 

Concerns rise over the conduct of barristers

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has published its annual Enforcement Report this month. The report provides an overview of the BSB’s work enforcing the professional obligations of barristers, as set out in the BSB Handbook.

Key facts and trends in the accountancy profession

This month the Financial Reporting Council has published the fifteenth edition of its annual report on the accountancy profession. Based on information obtained from various accountancy bodies (including the ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA), it makes for interesting reading.

Law Society Annual Statistics Report 2017

The Law Society Annual Statistics Report 2016

The Law Society of England and Wales has published its annual statistics report for 2016 this month. In this post we summarise the key findings.

Sharp rise in County Court claims in 2017

Statistics published earlier this month by the Ministry of Justice show a dramatic rise in the level of claims activity in the County Courts across England and Wales in the period January to March (Q1) of 2017.