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Forbes Appoints Helen Marsh As Partner In Commercial Property Team

15 Aug 2019

Forbes Solicitors, one of the North's leading legal firms, has appointed Helen Marsh as a Partner in its Commercial Property team. Helen, who is based at the firm's Central Lancashire office, advises on a full spectrum of commercial property law issues including sales, purchases and leases…

Commercial Property

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Building Control sign-off needs insurers to sign up!

15 Aug 2019

The building control industry have received increased scrutiny as a direct result of the increasing focus on public protection after the tragic incident at Grenfell Tower… the impact is becoming more prevalent as Approved Inspectors' insurance policies are up for renewal… There…

Housing & Regeneration

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Forbes' Ladies Night Raises Vital Funds for Rainbow House

15 Aug 2019

A charity which empowers people with disabilities to lead a more active and independent life has benefited by £664 after a fundraising night of food, drinks, a catwalk and a showcase of beauty products organised by Forbes Solicitors. Rainbow House, based in Mawdesley, fills a gap in provision…

Community

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Forbes at Trial: Father and Daughter School Tripping Claim Fails

15 Aug 2019

Saleem & Rizwan v Rochdale Borough Council In October 2017, the First Claimant was taking his daughter, the Second Claimant to school. It was alleged that as they walked through the school grounds, they both tripped and fell in the missing part of a dilapidated grate. They brought a claim…

Insurance

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Forbes at Trial: Costly Claim Fails at First Hurdle

15 Aug 2019

Cox v Bury A Claimant's claim for personal injury was dismissed after the Court concluded that the alleged pothole was not cause of the Claimant's accident. The Claimant alleged that she tripped in a pothole measuring in excess of 50mm and sustained a fractured elbow. The Claimant…

Insurance

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Regulatory Update - August 2019

15 Aug 2019

HSE Dust-busters HSE inspectors are currently visiting high-risk businesses to assess how employers are controlling exposure to dust. They are likely to focus on construction sites, woodwork businesses and food manufacturers. Such industries often produce high levels of dust, which can be harmful…

Insurance

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Challenges and Opportunities in the Manufacturing Sector

05 Aug 2019

With uncertainty presented by political unrest and the fast pace at which technology is advancing through Industry 4.0, great opportunities are currently being presented to the manufacturing and engineering sector. Whatever size your business, it is crucial to assess current business strategy,…

Commercial

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