Monthly Archives: April 2015

The post CPD era is here!

The SRA released the latest version of its handbook on 1 April 2015. Among the important changes is the final Competence Statement, which is the cornerstone of the new approach to CPD and can be adopted starting today.

The new approach will be implemented for all solicitors from 1 November 2016. However, solicitors can choose to move to this new approach today (for 2015), or on 1 November 2015 (for 2016).

Where can you go for guidance on the new approach?

The SRA has also published a toolkit with detailed recommendations for compliance with the new scheme. The recommended process is as follows:

Here at VinciWorks we are putting the final touches on a platform to streamline your transition to the new framework. It will be built into our Compliance Learning Management System. We’d love to hear from you what your thoughts and plans are for the new CPD scheme. Recommendations that we hear now will be considered for the final product.