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Forbes Appoints Oliver Burton as Chief Executive Officer

17 Jan 2018

Forbes Solicitors, the North's leading law firm, has announced the appointment of Oliver Burton as its new Chief Executive Officer. Oliver joins from Warrington-based FDR Law, where he had been CEO since June 2013. Prior to that he was Corporate Banking Director at RBS Corporate in Lancashire…

Forbes Appoints Janet Shackell to Head Forbes Collect

12 Dec 2017

Janet Shackell has been appointed Head of Forbes' Collect, the innovative debt collection service which uses cutting edge technology to maximise clients' chances of recovering their money. Janet, who is based at Forbes Solicitors' office at Oak House, Walton Summit, Central Lancashire,…

Forbes Joins Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes

06 Dec 2017

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has enhanced its work in the pensions sector by joining the Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS). AMPS is a body which represents the SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and SSAS (Small Self-Administered Pension Schemes) industry and…

Forbes Promotes Justine Hunkins and Jennifer Hankinson

30 Nov 2017

Forbes Solicitors has announced two promotions within its expert Housing and Regeneration Team. Justine Hunkins has been made Partner and Jennifer Hankinson is now an Associate at one of the North's leading law firms. Justine is Head of the highly successful specialist Housing…

CoolKit Secures New Premises

23 Nov 2017

Burnley-based refrigeration specialist CoolKit has expanded its manufacturing facilities by a further 60 per cent. This is the second time in less than two years that the growing company has expanded its footprint. The latest deal has seen them secure new premises comprising of 25,000 square feet…

Forbes' 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…

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