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Law Society establishes new base on Liverpool’s Old Hall Street

Richard Bell

The Law Society is moving into a new base in the heart of Liverpool’s commercial district. The organisation, which represents, promotes and supports solicitors, will relocate to a 2,401 sq ft…

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BDBF streamline operations with new time recording app

DPS Software

Braham Dutt Badrick French LLP (“BDBF”), top specialist employment law boutique based in the City of London, represent senior executives of the world’s biggest financial institutions. They have a wealth…

Sharna Poxon, Taylor&Emmet’s head of human resources (far right) welcomes (left to right) Oliver Sim
Taylor&Emmet trio expands key personal teams

Nina Sorby

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is making three new appointments to enhance the residential property and probate services its provides to local residents. Two solicitors and a legal assistant have been recruited to…

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Southport-headquartered Fletchers Solicitors to establish 50-strong Manchester team

Richard Bell

Law firm Fletchers Solicitors is set to open its first office in Manchester. Located on the 15th floor of St James’ Tower on Charlotte Street, the office will employ up to…

Lorna Meredith with Bromleys’ Paul Westwell
Family-owned nursery business to create 35 Tameside jobs

Richard Bell

A North West children’s nursery firm is set to create a raft of new jobs with the launch of its second venue. Owned by father and daughter Jack and Lorna Meredith…

Jayne Hart
Government spotlight on the self employed

Jayne Hart

How businesses take on workers has come under the spotlight, with the government announcing an Employment Practices Review. With zero-hour contracts, casual staff and so called ‘self-employed staff’, there is…

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Bond Dickinson recognised for apprenticeship programme

Bond Dickinson LLP

National law firm Bond Dickinson LLP has won the Newcomer Employer of the Year award in the South West Regional Apprenticeship Awards last week. Organised by the National Apprenticeship Service, the…

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Companies could soon face prosecution for employee fraud

Bernard Stuart

Under new proposed legislation, North West companies who fail to prevent the fraudulent actions of their employees could soon be subject to criminal sanctions. The Criminal Finance Bill, which took its…

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Top ten tips for businesses taking on apprentices

Linder Myers Solicitors

Following Government proposals to create three million apprenticeships by 2020, a growing number of businesses are embracing the benefits of apprentices but what are your legal obligations as an employer? 1.…

Paul Barker, partner and head of property at Andrew Jackson with David Donkin, Wykeland’s property d
Andrew Jackson appointed to act for development partners in £80m rejuvenation of Hull’s Fruit Market

Nick Hill

The property department at regional law firm Andrew Jackson is acting for the local partners spearheading the £80m regeneration of Hull’s Fruit Market. The law firm has been appointed to advise…

Trish and Bill Barton of Barton Legal win Niche Law Firm award
Barton Legal win Niche Law Firm award

Barton Legal

Boutique law firm Barton Legal has been crowned Niche Law Firm at the Yorkshire Legal Awards, which took place at New Dock Hall in Leeds on 13th October. The award…

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Regional Bar association formed for Leeds

Zoe Lukic

A group of the leading Leeds barristers’ chambers have formed a new association to promote the benefits of retaining specialist commercial legal work in the region. The initiative, driven by Kings…