Should law firms charge clients a service tip to help top up the income of law students and impoverished trainees? muses Kevin Poulter over his ice cream sundae I’m writing from America, where solicitors are attorneys, lawyers are litigators and murder is homicide. It is the capital of consumerism. It is also home to some … Continue reading
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It’s like a whole new world. Thirty degree heat in October, a new ‘outcomes focused’ code of conduct, the introduction of alternative business structures and a Saturday night without Simon Cowell. Thank goodness Bruce is still on the Beeb to keep us all grounded and remind us that it’s autumn in England. It’s also a … Continue reading
I had put off typing up this column until I was certain that the world would not come to an apocalyptic end on 21 May. No, not the launch of ABSs, but the day of ‘Rapture’ predicted by Harold Camping, an American (of course) evangelical broadcaster who, at 89 years old, is perhaps closer to … Continue reading
Ready For Your Close Up?
What better way to spend the bonus bank holiday than spring cleaning? I don’t mean polishing the dining table, or even sorting out the bottom drawer of the office filing cabinet though. No, what I mean is a virtual spring clean. As soon as the unfeasibly good weather fades, I’ll be turning my eye to … Continue reading