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Roy Morgan HRA trainer

Meet the HRA trainer, Roy Morgan

For those hoping to represent their clients in the civil or criminal courts, a Higher Rights of Audience qualification is essential. We often talk to our delegates and training managers about ‘going higher’ with HRA, but what does that mean, and what does a typical HRA course with us look like? So, we thought we’d…

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Meet the ACCA Probate and Estate Administration Trainer

Please share your name, job title. Hello, I’m Michele Susan Henderson and I’m an ACCA Probate and Estate Administration Skills trainer for BARBRI Altior. Can you give me a little background about your career? I started working with a high street firm of solicitors and I was asked to teach at the Law Academy Liverpool…

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BARBRI Altior launch FBS Pass Guarantee

This week, we’re proud to announce that we’ve launched our ‘Pass Guarantee’ for the Financial and Business Skills (FBS) exam element of the Professional Skills Course (PSC). What is the Financial and Business Skills Exam? FBS is one of the core modules of the PSC. It focuses on financial awareness and regulated accounting skills and…

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Can you develop skills online? Here’s what you need to know.

Technology has played a crucial role in our lives throughout the pandemic. It has allowed us to stay connected to loved ones, work remotely and home-school (albeit not without its challenges!). But what about ongoing skills development? Before the COVID-19 outbreak, there was still a general reluctance across the board to undertake online training, with…

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Adult Learning Remotely

Preparing for new HRA regulations

In Autumn 2020, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) announced that it will be introducing regulatory changes for the Higher Rights of Audience (HRA) qualification, which allows solicitors to practice advocacy in the Higher courts in England and Wales. In this article, we break down what these changes are and what they mean in practice. What…

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Why take a CILEx Advocacy course?

You might have come across CILEx before but perhaps you’re not sure what the organisation does or what it stands for? Read on to find out more about our exciting partnership, which could significantly broaden your horizons!   In a nutshell, The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association for Chartered Legal…

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Stress and wellbeing at work

Stress and wellbeing at work – how do you manage?

2020 has not been an easy year for any of us. It’s been plagued by the pandemic, financial uncertainty, furlough, home working and as a result, a national mental health crisis. At the end of September, the man who was keeping us all positive, Joe Wicks, The Body Coach and the nation’s favourite P.E teacher…

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What’s next for online training?

According to Business Wire’s report at the end of 2019, the global corporate e-learning market was worth $14.23 billion in 2017 and will grow by 15% per year, reaching $49.87 billion in 2026. In Holon IQ’s review of the sector at the beginning of last year, global edtech was reported to have attracted $7bn of…

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Shaping Lawyers of the Future

Undoubtedly 2020 has been a time of rapid change for the legal sector, arguably the most change the industry has ever seen within such as short space of time. As COVID-19 hit across the globe, the ‘virtual’ law firm of the future became reality overnight with everyone from junior support staff to partners working remotely….

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How to secure a training contract

With training contracts usually starting in September, many applicants start their research months before. However, with some contracts being delayed due to COVID-19, there is still time to secure an opportunity and get started on the Professional Skills Course (PSC) before it’s too late!  Another reason to act now is the introduction of the new…

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