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School’s Almost Out but Work Goes On.


With the end of the academic year fast approaching, many teachers and parents are thinking of the long summer break ahead.  However, it is often a busy time in school as construction projects and maintenance activities traditionally take place during this period while the pupils are away.

Making Tax Digital?


This month’s blog comes from Clive Owen LLP Business Advisers and Accountants, who must be congratulated on their win at the North East Accountancy Awards last month.  The blog comes from Partner, James Catterick.  I am sure you will find it very informative.

Life of the Licensing Lawyer


Can you believe it is now 15 years since the “new” Licencing Act came into force? The year was 2003. Tony Blair was Prime Minister, Girls Aloud were number 1 with Sound of the Underground  and Jonny Wilkinson’s last minute drop goal secured England’s first Rugby Union World Cup. 15 years.

An Event full week


Last week was a really busy week for all at Jacksons. Not only were we busy as ever providing advice and guidance to our clients, but also we had three great events.
The first was the latest in the series A Day in the Life of workshops led by our employment team.

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.

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