The Council of the Law Society is today expected to give the all-clear for a form of multi-disciplinary practices. A report before the meeting outlines a model of mixed partnerships called ‘solicitors plus’. Non-solicitors would be allowed to be made partners, though the plan envisages that solicitors would control the all-in-one practices. The move comes as solicitors face increasing competition from the big accountancy firms and potentially from supermarkets and chain stores.
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel