Most professional associations and regulators require members to adhere to a set of professional standards —usually including a clause on maintaining and updating knowledge. STEP has had rigorous requirements in this regard since the Society was formed in 1991, but since the majority of STEP members also answer to various regulators and professional bodies in their… Read More More than a tick in the box: why CPD audits matter
‘Ask me anything’ online engagement events are increasingly being used by public personalities and organisations to offer direct responses to questions posed by fans, followers and, indeed, members. In the spirit of talking directly to our membership we, STEP worldwide Chair Hélène Anne Lewis, and CEO of the worldwide Secretariat David Harvey, are inviting you… Read More Straight from the top – ‘Ask the Chair and CEO’
As Chair of STEP Worldwide I look forward to welcoming a large number of my fellow members to the inaugural STEP Global Congress This event offers an opportunity for all STEP members from all 80 jurisdictions and all 105 branches and chapters to connect, share ideas and enlarge our personal networks. Congress will serve as… Read More Why should you go to STEP’s inaugural Global Congress?
In Act III of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Bracknell remarks to idle young gentleman Algernon, ‘never speak disrespectfully of society. Only people who can’t get into it, do that.’ At that time, it was usual for men in the western world to carry facial hair and this continued until the First… Read More Beards, Beliefs and Best Practice
Catching up on the latest trust and estate sector news on the go? Welcome to the wrap-up of the top ten most popular stories in the STEP North America and LATAM News Digests throughout July. In case you missed them, here are the top STEP LATAM and North America News Digest stories most clicked by our readers. CRA… Read More STEP LATAM and North America News Digest wrap-up – July’s top stories
Work and life proving to be too fast paced to keep up with all of the latest trust and estate sector news? Welcome to the wrap-up of the top ten most popular stories in the STEP Wealth Structuring News Digest throughout July. In case you missed them, here are the worldwide industry news stories most viewed by our readers.… Read More STEP Wealth Structuring News Digest wrap-up – July’s top stories
On the go and looking for takeaway news? Welcome to the wrap-up of the top ten most popular stories in the STEP online Digests throughout July. In case you missed them, here are the top STEP UK News Digest stories most clicked by our readers. Practitioners must anticipate relevant property trust charges: Practical Law has provided… Read More STEP UK News Digest wrap-up – July’s top stories