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To BID or not to BID… that is the question…


At Jacksons we have assisted a number of clients in successfully  establishing  BID companies in order to invest in specific projects and initiatives to help grow and promote the area in which they operate their business.

Mixed Sex Civil Partnerships


In between Brexit negotiations and becoming a Dancing Queen, Theresa May has found the time to announce that civil partnerships will now be extended to mixed sex couples.

Debt Recovery: Dealing with bad payers.


In the course of business, many of us strive to build up strong relationships with valuable customers. By valuable, we mean those customers who provide repeat business and consistently make payment on time and in full. In an ideal world, all customers would be this perfect.

Location, Location, Location


I have just returned from two weeks holiday to find Autumn well advanced and perhaps this, along with the milestone of Jacksons celebrating this week the anniversary of our move to Falcon Court, has put me in a reflective mood.

Electronic Signatures


Electronic signatures, also known as digital signatures, are commonplace in recent years.

Flexible working – a new idea?


I was very interested to read the publicity in the last few weeks for the announcement by PWC that they were putting increasing emphasis on flexible working and that they were designing programmes for return to work after career breaks particularly for women who have been out of the workplace raisin

Sickness and Absence: ‘I’m sorry I can’t come in to work today…’


It’s that time of year again when commutes are getting busier, parents breathe a sigh of relief and teachers are mourning the holidays… it’s ‘back to school’ time, and in the spirit here’s a little refresher on sickness and absence.

School Exclusions

School Exclusions


It is back to school time and so for this week’s blog we have asked Les Brown from our education team to speak about school exclusions and a recent case concerning these.
Just in time for the start of a new academic year I learned a new word relevant to schools. It is “off-rolling”.

A Modern Law Firm Needs More Than Lawyers

A Modern Law Firm Needs More Than Lawyers


It is one of the phenomena of a traditional legal partnership which many law firms still are, that the people who progress through the firm and form the partnership which manages the business are lawyers.

Supporting our future legal eagles

Supporting our future legal eagles


Our managing partner, Jane Armitage has often mentioned the work Jacksons does with students from schools and colleges in our local community, in her weekly blog.

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