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A warm welcome to Jacksons’ new apprentice


At Jacksons, we are always delighted to welcome a new person taking their very first steps towards a career with us. A few weeks ago we welcomed Rhianna Fletcher, as a business administration apprentice in our residential property team.

Where there’s a Will


Do you have a to do list? I have many! There is the list of things I need to do before tomorrow morning, the list of things for next week, home and work version, and a long term list at home which includes things like decorate the spare room, clear garage, organise photographs.

The importance of reviewing your pensions


For this week’s blog, we have asked our guest contributor, David Smith of Tilney Financial Planning to provide some thoughts on pensions. We are grateful to him for his input and are sure this will be food for thought.
There are plenty of unloved pensions out there.

The Day GDPR became bigger than Beyonce!!


Well, it’s finally here…after all the scare mongering and panic GDPR day has arrived.

Managing it the ‘Bop it’ way


One of the ways I have been known to describe my role as managing partner of Jacksons, is that it is like playing a game of Bop-it. For those who don’t know, Bop-it is one of those games where you have to test your reactions to hit something, twist it, turn it etc. etc.

Grandparents’ rights


This week’s guest blogger is Solicitor, Emma Canham from Jacksons’ Family department.
The hot topic of requirement for the law to change to give more weight to grandparent’s rights has again been in the news this week.

Are Awards Important?


I am writing this blog on a Friday afternoon before what is predicted to be a sunny bank holiday, so it would be understandable if I had better things to think about than awards, but the truth is I have attended award ceremonies for the last two Thursdays and last night, much to our surprise it was

Energy Performance Certificates


For this week’s blog Solicitor Sophie Lynas, in our commercial property team, talks about energy performance certificates and the new rules for landlords, which came into effect on 1st April this year.

Health, Safety and Environmental Consultancy Services


Following the success of health and safety consultancy services provided by Jacksons Health and Safety Limited, the business is expanding its scope to include environmental and food safety advice. Principal Consultant, Mark Stouph, explains some of the new services which are now available.

New Standard for Health and Safety Management Systems


The International Labour Organisation (ILO) calculated in 2017 that 2.78 million fatal accidents occur at work each year. Based on these calculations, almost 7,700 people die in work related diseases or injuries every day.

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