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ABS diary | Next year...

Plan ahead in 2013, says Bernadette Summers, 
because things aren’t going 
to get any easier

1 February 2013

2013, what will this year bring. Well I have already dealt with tax, year end, auditors, the vat return, partnership tax, new staff, staff appraisals, charities accounts and we are still in January!

I have had numerous emails from IT companies with regards to the upgrade of our computer systems and we are about to embark on the Conveyancing Quality Standard, which needs immediate attention.

Santander have now made the Conveyancing Quality Standard a condition of being on their panel. Despite having recently sent emails to us to say that you have to apply for the Standard by the end of March, they have now taken this back, and you now have to have obtained the Standard by the end of March. Our conveyancing partner has challenged this but to no avail, so the pressure is on.

It is becoming apparent that being a three partner firm with an excellent claim...

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