Importance of updating employee handbook
This consultation is part of a wider programme of work.
We are currently consulting on linked issues in Looking to the future: better information, more choice.
Please note that, unless otherwise stated, we will publish responses to our consultations. After extensive consultation in phase one, we decided we could not require a firm we do not regulate to have professional indemnity insurance ('PII'). See the Looking to the future: better information, more choice consultation 12.
We also decided that clients of solicitors working outside SRA regulated firms would not be able to make a claim on the Compensation Fund in any circumstances. The six distinct activities that Parliament has decided should only be provided by businesses that are regulated under the Legal Services Act 2007 3. Solicitors, Registered European Lawyers, Registered Foreign Lawyers 13.
Sample of reported job titles: Benefits Coordinator, Benefits Manager, Compensation and Benefits Manager, Compensation Director, Compensation Manager, Compensation Vice President, Employee Benefits Coordinator, Employee Benefits Director, Employee Benefits Manager, Payroll Manager Tasks | Technology Skills | Tools Used | Knowledge | Skills | Abilities | Work Activities | Detailed Work Activities | Work Context | Job Zone | Education | Credentials | Interests | Work Styles | Work Values | Related Occupations | Wages & Employment | Job Openings | Additional Information A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations.
For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
This consultation also includes the transitional arrangements for the introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).
Question 11 Do you agree with our new proposed review powers?
Question 12 Do you agree with the proposed 28 day time limit to lodge all requests for internal review?
Annex four to the phase one consultation document provides more detail on these principles. This is consistent with Government policy on approaches to regulation and a sign of current best regulatory practice - see also https://uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/550542/Prof_Christopher_Hodges_-_Ethics_for_5. Subject to an exception for administering oaths and statutory declarations under rule 10(2)(c)(ii) SRA Practice Framework Rules 2011 14.
This includes recognised bodies, licensed bodies and recognised sole practices 6. See Rules 2.1(d) and 2.2 of the draft SRA Accounts Rules 2018 15.