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Sentencing of offenders – Art or Science?

Sentencing of offenders – Art or Science?

23/11/2020

When I was a schoolboy in the late 70’s, I used to sit in the public gallery at Teesside Law Courts where the chief magistrate (and the town’s first stipendiary judge) was the formidable war veteran, Colonel A B Peaker.


Farm Safety Remains a Priority

Farm Safety Remains a Priority

16/11/2020

Agriculture, forestry and fishing remains a high-risk sector in terms of fatal injuries.  The latest accident rates published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on 4th November, for the period 2019/20, report 20 fatalities in the sector.


Mental Health and the importance of a supportive employer

Mental Health and the importance of a supportive employer

13/11/2020

” Healing takes time and asking for help is a courageous step.” – Mariska Hargitay
Talking about mental health is essential right now. During the Covid-19 pandemic, poor mental health  is at an all-time high throughout the UK.


Is this an opportunity for SMEs to rethink and refocus? 

Is this an opportunity for SMEs to rethink and refocus? 

11/11/2020

We were delighted to be joined by staff from Northumbria University at our on-line Secret Tower breakfast event last week, when they talked about their new leadership programme to help SMEs.


We will remember them

We will remember them

07/11/2020

There is not much this year which is continuing as normal and in 102nd year since the end of the first world war, Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day will both be very different from usual.


Prevention better than cure – planning to survive a recession

Prevention better than cure – planning to survive a recession

02/11/2020

Stephen Wiles, Partner and Head of Corporate Recovery and Insolvency at Jacksons has written the following blog to help businesses take measures in order to survive an economic downturn.


Studying, home-schooling and Joe Wicks during lockdown

Studying, home-schooling and Joe Wicks during lockdown

26/10/2020

This week Marketing Executive, Caroline Noble is talking about studying for Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) exams, home schooling and keeping the kids fit during lockdown.
I started at Jacksons back in 2002 when I left school, and applied for a job with the firm as an office junior.


Flexible hours and how it is working for a young mum at Jacksons

Flexible hours and how it is working for a young mum at Jacksons

19/10/2020

This week, Beckie Talbot, from our accounts department talks about how flexible working helps her keep on top of all things financial at Jacksons, whilst looking after her toddler and studying for exams!
When I started at Jacksons Law Firm in 2017, I was a full time Legal Cashier working Monday to F


My first year at Jacksons – Zoe Tweddle, HR Manager

My first year at Jacksons – Zoe Tweddle, HR Manager

12/10/2020

I joined Jacksons in September 2019 and I can’t quite believe that I have been here a year already.
Going from working 45 hours per week to 30 has been an absolute dream and I can never imagine going back to work full time now, taking the role at Jacksons was certainly the right decision for me.


Safety in our children’s schools

Safety in our children’s schools

05/10/2020

Last month saw the return to school for the majority of children across the country.  It was a return to class that was very different from previous years and many pupils, teachers and parents were understandably anxious.


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