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MBE for proud Teessider, Bob Cuffe


It all started with a letter marked Cabinet Office at the end of November. At first, and thirty first, reading it seemed to be informing me that the Prime Minister was minded to recommend me to the Queen for an MBE. Unless this wasn’t agreeable to me.

International Women’s Day


It may seem strange that Jacksons has decided to put out this blog today, on 10th March when we all know that International Women’s Day was last Friday, 8th March but there is a reason for this, and that reason is not that we are running late!
International Women’s Day has grown so much in recen

Blazing a Trail with our Apprentices


This week we are focusing on National Apprenticeship Week which runs from 4th to 8th March 2019.  This is the 12th National Apprenticeship Week which the Government has promoted and this year its focus is to demonstrate how apprentices can “blaze a trail” in an organisation.

Students and voluntary work


This week, Trainee Emily Robertson looks back at her time as a student and the volunteering work she did whilst studying at university.

Protecting your digital assets


You may have seen in the headlines recently that one missing word has caused a whole heap of trouble in the world of cyber currency;  the owner of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange sadly dying quite unexpectedly, and taking with him to his grave the password to access £145 million of inve

Raising Literacy Levels for All


In the country’s most deprived areas, more than a third of adults lack the literacy expected of an 11-year-old. This undermines their well-being and stops them making a full contribution to our economic and cultural life.

Is now a good time to buy a New Build Property?


Unless you have been in hibernation for the past year, you will have seen in the news recently that the United Kingdom may, or may not, be leaving the European Union on the 28th March 2019. The UK withdrawal is commonly known as “Brexit.

Unwanted gifts and what you need to know about returning them


After the weeks of build-up and excitement, the Christmas period has once again come and gone in the blink of an eye.

A special centenary


2019 is a special year for all women lawyers (and women in other professions ) in that it marks 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal ) Act 1919.

What would you like to see happen in 2019?

What would you like to see happen in 2019?


As this is our first blog of 2019 I would like, on behalf of the Partners and staff at Jacksons Law Firm, to wish you a happy new year and all the best for 2019.

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