A team of around 30 people from Ward Hadaway's Newcastle office stepped up to the challenge of an annual sponsored walk to help vulnerable people gain access to legal support.
As the desire for greater accountability and redress has grown in the UK, so the number and scope of professional regulation bodies has also expanded.
An increasing number of activities within the business and commercial sector now fall under the remit of professional regulators with those who fail to comply with the rules facing a rising tide of penalties, from reputational to financial.
Our professional regulation team aims to keep you and your business in step with legislation and compliant with regulation without tying up your activities in unnecessary red tape.
We take a pro-active approach to the issue, aiming to make sure that you are aware of issues before they develop into potentially costly problems.
We can offer everything from professional regulation audits and evaluations through policies and procedures to bespoke training.
Our experienced line-up of experts is also ready to react quickly in urgent situations, providing timely advice and support at crucial stages should you or your business be subject to a formal investigation.
We have extensive expertise in dealing with a wide range of professional regulation bodies and are able to assist at all stages of any investigation.
Our services include:
- Bespoke training
- Fitness to practice hearings
- Formal and informal investigations
- Liaison with regulatory bodies
For more details on how we can help you, please get in touch.