RKRS Legal News

10 Reasons to use a Recruiter when seeking a new role

Written By - Ellen Dolan - August 29,2017

The advantages of using a Specialist Recruiter you may not have thought have

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The Paralegal Shortcut

Written By - Sam Haynes - February 16,2017

The route that allows Legal Practice Course (LPC) graduates to qualify as Solicitors without a training contract.

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RKRS Legal Show Support To The Booth Centre

Written By - Sam Haynes - December 20,2016

RKRS provide a Christmas gift to local charity, the Booth Centre

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TUC figures show dramatic drop in Employment Tribunal claims

Written By - Sam Haynes - November 08,2016

TUC figures show 9,000 fewer employment tribunal applications per month in wake of fees

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UK economy up 0.5% since Brexit vote

Written By - Sam Haynes - October 28,2016

UK economy grows 0.5% in three months after EU referendum.

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Government Shelves Personal Injury Reform

Written By - Sam Haynes - October 14,2016

The government unexpectedly shelves its reform of Personal Injury claims.

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Post-Summer Blues Predicted to Spark HUGE UK Jobseeker Surge

Written By - Sam Haynes - September 09,2016

Over half (57.1%) of UK workers reveal that they are more likely to consider a new job as summer ends

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The most expensive rents in England revealed

Written By - Sam Haynes - August 11,2016

New investigation has found that tenants spend over a third of their disposable income on rent across many areas of England

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Rapid Rise in Immigration Enquiries Following Brexit

Written By - Sam Haynes - August 02,2016

Immigration instructions on the rise

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More cheap mortgages on the way

Written By - Sam Haynes - July 29,2016

UK mortgage interest rates - already at record lows - have fallen in the first half of the year.

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Mishcon de Reya Launch Brexit Legal Challenge

Written By - Sam Haynes - July 14,2016

City Law firm challenge Government over Brexit.

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How could Brexit affect the recruitment industry?

Written By - Sam Haynes - June 28,2016

How leaving the EU could affect business' recruitment.

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UK house prices rise by 8.2%

Written By - Sam Haynes - June 15,2016

House Prices Grew 8.2% Over Past Year According to New Index.

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Does the Right to Buy extension add up?

Written By - Sam Haynes - June 06,2016

The first properties are about to be sold under the government's extension of its "Right to Buy" scheme.

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Watchdog objects to Land Registry sell-off

Written By - Sam Haynes - May 25,2016

Government plans to flog off the Land Registry have been heavily criticised by the Competition and Markets Authority.

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House price inflation across the UK jumps to 9%

Written By - Sam Haynes - May 18,2016

UK house prices accelerated in March, as lending hit nine-year high.

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Preventing corruption not top priority for UK companies – City firm

Written By - Sam Haynes - May 16,2016

49% of UK chief execs would accept a contract despite a high bribery or corruption risk.

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Firms unite to fight Osborne’s PI reform plans

Written By - Sam Haynes - May 03,2016

Claimant & Defendant Lawyers to fight together.

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Good news for claimant PI lawyers

Written By - Sam Haynes - April 28,2016

Personal Injury Lawyers receive Phillips v Willis verdict

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RKRS Legal partner with The Solicitors Group

Written By - Sam Haynes - April 18,2016

RKRS acquire membership to CPD provider.

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RKRS Team Up With Top Masseuse

Written By - Sam Haynes - April 18,2016

RKRS Legal welcome another team member on board.

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Hard work pays off! ‘Apprentice of the Year’ Yoned Khan

Written By - Sam Haynes - April 08,2016

Yoned completes his Recruitment Apprenticeship

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RKRS Legal honoured to receive award nomination

Written By - Sam Haynes - April 04,2016

RKRS become finalists for the 'Professional Firm of the Year' award!

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Hackers Attack Prestigious Law Firms

Written By - Sam Haynes - April 04,2016

Hackers break into computer networks of prominent law firms.

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Legal sector worth £26bn to economy

Written By - Sam Haynes - March 30,2016

“UK legal sector 'now worth £26bn a year'”

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CLC to reduce fee rates by 20%.

Written By - Sam Haynes - March 29,2016

CLC plan to reduce regulatory fee rates for all firms by 20% this year.

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Why use RKRS Legal when growing your legal team

Written By - Administrator - February 24,2016

5 things to Consider when finding the right Candidate

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Property Market continues to grow

Written By - Administrator - February 15,2016

The U.K. Property sector sees it's highest growth in three years!

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Day in the Life: Banking & Finance Lawyer

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 22,2015

Banking and Finance is a busy, even demanding, sector. But that doesn't mean that the working day can't be fun & rewarding!

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British Economy Rising

Written By - Channon Sharples - April 13,2015

Revised figures for economic growth last year show the pace almost matched that last seen before the financial meltdown

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Slater and Gordon share offer raises £310m

Written By - Channon Sharples - April 13,2015

Slater and Gordon says it has raised the money needed to buy Quindell’s professional services division (PSD) within three days!

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A Breath of Fresh Air for Residential Conveyancers Across England as the Property Market is Set to Boom

Written By - Abid Sadiq - December 09,2014

A sourcing for experienced residential conveyancers is at an all time high as change in stamp duty leads to greater use of legal services

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IT failure throws courts into ‘chaos’

Written By - Channon Sharples - December 08,2014

early 100 Crown court centres across the country have been thrown into 'chaos' after an IT system stopped working this morning

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One in Four Young Lawyers Doing Unpaid Work

Written By - Channon Sharples - December 01,2014

One in four aspiring solicitors has done unpaid work experience for more than six months at a time, according to a new Law Society survey

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Terrorism laws: 'Time is right' for new police powers

Written By - Channon Sharples - November 25,2014

Police and security services will get new powers as the UK faces a terror threat "perhaps greater than it has ever been"

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Call for Pro Bono Rules Exemption

Written By - Channon Sharples - November 24,2014

LawWorks has called on financial watchdogs to exempt pro bono work from consumer credit regulations

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Solicitor Fabricated Litigation in Three-Year Deception

Written By - Channon Sharples - November 20,2014

A former partner in a law firm creates 'fictitious court hearings and judgments and made up conversations with other firms..'

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EDF Energy Overhauls In-house Career Progression to Mirror Private Practice

Written By - Channon Sharples - November 18,2014

EDF Energy has been prompted by demand from its in-house lawyers to overhaul the career progression structure...

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Mackesys closes as buyers found for open files

Written By - Channon Sharples - November 18,2014

Mackesys closes as buyers found for open files

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Expanding Preston Office Welcomes Ben Knight as Resourcer

Written By - Channon Sharples - October 13,2014

Ben Knight joins the Richmond Knightley Resourcing Team in RKR's Preston office

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Conveyancing to go online under Veyo name

Written By - Channon Sharples - October 13,2014

Residential conveyancing in England and Wales will go online next spring via a Law Society-backed website called Veyo

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RKR exhibiting at the Solicitors group exhibition, Olympia Conference Centre, London!

Written By - Channon Sharples - September 19,2014

Richmond Knightley will be attending the much anticipated LAW2014 event

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Hamish Goodall Bolsters Resourcing Team

Written By - Channon Sharples - September 19,2014

Hamish Goodall (Bsc) Hons. is the newest addition to Richmond Knightley's Resourcing Team...

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Quindell claims libel victory against US analyst

Written By - Channon Sharples - September 10,2014

'It is pleasing to receive validation of our claim and success in this matter'

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Managing the Conveyancer Shortfall

Written By - Channon Sharples - August 21,2014

One legacy of the recession is that there is a shortage of trained conveyancers now times are improving...

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Richmond Knightley London Office Welcome New Consultant Rebecca Keighley

Written By - Channon Sharples - August 19,2014

Consultant Rebecca Keighley joins our London team as a specialist legal consultant

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We welcome experienced consultant Tracy Wilkinson to our Merseyside team!

Written By - Channon Sharples - August 08,2014

Tracy Wilkinson (MCIPD) has joined our Merseyside Legal Recruitment team.

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Irwin Mitchell joins insurer in new ABS

Written By - Channon Sharples - August 05,2014

Irwin Mitchell Group chief executive Andrew Tucker said the two firms already have a long-standing relationship...

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Warning: Scam emails offering Legal Practice Course funding

Written By - Channon Sharples - August 01,2014

Email's falsely state that True Personal Injury Solicitors is a government body that can partially fund the Legal Practice Course (LPC)...

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RKR Birmingham Office Launch

Written By - Channon Sharples - July 22,2014

In response to increasing demand for legal talent from law firms throughout the Midlands area a new Birmingham office is opened...

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Richmond Knightley are featured in Asian Image July 2014

Written By - Channon Sharples - July 11,2014

Industry changing methods enable RKR to be featured in the Asian Image Newspaper...

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Solicitors enjoy above-average health, finds survey

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 23,2014

Solicitors enjoy above-average health, according to an annual well-being survey...

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We are Hiring!

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 17,2014

At Richmond Knightley Recruitment Solutions we are excited about the future... why?

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Richmond Knightley Visit the Telegraph

Written By - Anthony - June 17,2014

Today our Operations Director visited the daily telegraph and could not resist taking a picture on the famous telegraph couch.......

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Retail guru fashions ABS move into the law

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 16,2014

An ambitious legal firm that negotiates large-scale outsourcing contracts has snapped up a top retail guru...

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Human Appeal Charity Event in Manchester RK Recruitment Happy to Contribute to a Greater Cause

Written By - Anthony - June 16,2014

The human appeal charity is a non-profit organisation which works around the globe to help fight against poverty

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Richmond Knightley is the official sponsors of Ramadan Radio for the Islamic Lunar Calendar

Written By - Anthony - June 13,2014

Recently Richmond Knightley has signed a deal with Ramadan FM to help further promote awareness within the local community of Preston.

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Richmond Knightley Awarded Recruiter of the Month on Simply Law Jobs

Written By - Anthony - June 12,2014

Richmond Knightley have been awarded recruiter of the month by simply law jobs

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PI Lawyers 'making too much money' from process

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 10,2014

The government has argued that personal injury lawyers are making too much money from the claims process, as it seeks to justify further....

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New Website Launch!

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 10,2014

We are excited to bring you our new website!

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New Hourly Rates to Hit Firms for Paralegal

Written By - Channon Sharples - June 09,2014

New hourly rates to hit firms for paralegal's in UK

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What makes a CV really stand out?

Written By - Anthony - June 05,2014

How you can unleashed the potential of your CV by incorporating a video to your cover.

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Top 4 Aspects of Hiring Process

Written By - John - May 26,2014

In the many buckets that fill up the Human Resources world, it is argued that hiring can be one of the toughest/ most aggravating.

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