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Why I have taken the apprenticeship route, Tom Dorgan


When I left school less than a year ago, I was pretty certain that I didn’t want to go down the traditional route of college and university.

Marketing your business during unprecedented times!


The marketing team at Jacksons is working with our other teams to come up with of innovative ways of promoting our business and staying in touch with clients and contacts during these strange times. I expect most organisations will be busy doing the same.

Health and Safety for Lone Workers.

Health and Safety for Lone Workers.


The workplace has changed considerably during my career and the days of going into the office at 8 and leaving at 5 are over.  Customers expect more flexibility as do workers themselves.

International Women’s Day – #EachforEqual


As I wrote this blog yesterday, it was International Women’s Day 2020 with the theme Each for Equal.
In 2020 it is somewhat shocking that it is necessary that this should be the theme but in many ways it is more important than ever.

Limited Liability?

Limited Liability?



A recent court decision gives reason for all directors and their advisers to return to the concept of limited liability.
The familiar concept is that a company is a legal entity in its own right and therefore liable to pay its own debts.

The Entrepreneur and the Budget

The Entrepreneur and the Budget


Sajid Javid previously announced that 11 March was the date of this year’s budget however, following the recent cabinet reshuffle, uncertainty loomed as to whether the date was to be delayed to allow the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, more time to prepare.

Construction Disputes in 2019 – Overview and Impact


I have been looking back at 2019 and some of the cases and decisions which were made.  This is a good exercise to undertake to ensure these are born in mind when advising clients where they may have an impact on construction related disputes/contracts going forward.

Commercial property and stamp duty land tax – the misconceptions


There are two issues that usually cause a client to glaze over in a property transaction these being (1) Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE’s) and (2) stamp duty land tax (SDLT) considerations!
I too have glazed over at the prospect of reporting to you on CPSE’s therefore I’m seizing

Staff Contracts


The beginning of the year is usually a good time for taking stock.  However, there are three reasons why it is particularly important this year to carry out a spring clean of your staff contracts.
A working practice revolution is going on.

New Year’s Resolution – Review Your Finances!


This week are pleased to welcome Gary Mirfin, Director at InvestAcc Wealth Management Ltd who is offering us all advice on how to manage our finances better in 2020!
With the first month of 2020 almost at an end, the chances are that many New Year’s Resolutions have already fallen by the wayside.

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