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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 Wins Two in Damar Apprenticeship Awards

16 Mar 2017

Forbes Solicitors has been awarded 'Employer of the Year' whilst Frankie Haggerty was awarded 'Intermediate Apprentice of the Year' in the Annual Apprenticeship Awards 2017. The Damar Annual Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the achievements of Damar's apprentices, employers and…

Forbes launches innovative debt collection service

29 Nov 2016

An innovative new debt collection service which uses cutting edge technology to maximise clients' chances of recovering their money has been launched by Forbes Solicitors. Forbes Collect utilises cloud-based technology to deliver a platform for efficient, effective recovery. Tom Smith Head…

Debt Collect Recoveries - May 2016

07 Jun 2016

Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £50,000 for clients in May 2016. One of the team's biggest successes last month was managing to recover almost £25,000.000 for a Software Company based in Leyland. A few of their other successes, in May, include recovering almost &…

Debt Collect Recoveries - March 2016

01 Apr 2016

Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £150,000 for clients in March 2016. The team managed to recover over £130,000 for a local wood and timber company after sending just a seven day Letter Before Action to the debtor. A few of their other successes this month include…

Debt Collect Recoveries - February 2016

29 Feb 2016

Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £50,000 for clients in February 2016. The team chased several invoices amounting to £6000 for a local clothing company and managed to recover over £7000 for them (including interest costs and late payment compensation). A few of…

Debt Collect Recoveries - January 2016

10 Feb 2016

Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £30,000 for clients in January 2016. A few of their success include the team recovering over £4000 for a local Graphic Design company, over £4000 for a Spider lift hire company based in Burnley and almost £2000 for a local…

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