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Forbes' Apprentice Frankie Named Intermediate Apprentice of the Year

21 Nov 2017

Frankie Haggerty, who started her career as an Apprentice with Forbes was named as Intermediate Apprentice of the Year for the North West, Cumbria and Lancashire area at the National Apprenticeship Awards. The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in their 14th year, showcase the successes and…

Proud to be Joint Headline Sponsor

17 Nov 2017

Forbes is delighted and very proud to once again be joint headline sponsor of the Red Rose Awards and is urging businesses to enter. With more than 20 awards up for grabs in various sectors and business size categories, there's something for all businesses in Lancashire to aim for. The awards…

The 'Thriving at work' Report - Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

26 Oct 2017

Following the request of the Prime Minister, Theresa May, The 'Thriving at work' report, published on Thursday 26 October 2017, is an independent review of how employers can improve and enhance the mental health of all of its employees and ultimately ensure they thrive through work. The…

Forbes' Fizz and Fun Raises Money for Nightsafe

26 Oct 2017

Forbes Solicitors raised £700 for Blackburn based Nightsafe by hosting a fizz and fun Ladies' Evening. The event, hosted at Forbes' Walton Summit office, saw Forbes' staff turn model as they took part in a fashion show by French Connection. Guests were also treated to…

Five Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

23 Oct 2017

Five members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Amy Chadwick, Rebecca McCann, Laura Marsh, Bethany Paliga and Stacey Lakeland are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Amy, based in the Leeds…

Forbes Solicitors celebrates 44 Legal 500 Recommendations

19 Oct 2017

Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after receiving 44 recommendations for its lawyers and services in the 2017 Legal 500 rankings, up from 31 in 2016. The leading North West legal firm is also delighted to reveal that the firm has been recommend for the first time for Education , Clinical Negligence…

Forbes Appoints Disputed Trusts and Probate Expert Ben Wilson

16 Oct 2017

Associate Ben Wilson has joined Forbes Solicitors specialising in disputes arising from contesting Wills, Trusts, Probate and Inheritance Matters. Ben, who is based at the firms Central Lancashire office, acts for clients on a national and international basis and deals with a range of high value…

Forbes celebrates The Lex 100 success by announcing four new trainees

10 Oct 2017

Forbes Solicitors has celebrated success in three categories of The Lex 100's annual trainee survey by announcing that it has begun training four new solicitors. The Lex 100 is the most comprehensive assessment of law firm training contracts in the UK and this year gathered over 3,000 anonymous…

Blackburn Family Business Expands Following Purchase of New Property

05 Oct 2017

Floors N Carpets Ltd is expanding following the purchase of new premises in Blackburn. The family business has acquired a 128,000 sq ft premises in Copy Nook, Blackburn which is surrounded by 7.5 acres of land, providing space for growth and development. Founded in 1980 by Mohammed Isa Namaji…

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