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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…

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…

Tribunal Fees Briefing Note - Answering the essential questions

08 Aug 2017

On the 26th July 2017, the Supreme Court gave judgment in the case of R (on the application of UNISON) v. Lord Chancellor; confirming that the Employment Tribunal fee regime was unlawful from the outset. This decision fundamentally changes the landscape of Employment Tribunal litigation in the UK,…

Supreme Court rules Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful

26 Jul 2017

Today (26 July 2017), the Supreme Court has ruled that the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunals Fees Order 2013 is unlawful, unconstitutional and will be quashed with immediate effect. This serves as a prominent example of the Courts being willing to limit Governmental…

Highly Regarded Employment Lawyer Joins Forbes Solicitors

06 Jul 2017

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of highly regarded Employment Lawyer Emma Swan. Emma joins Forbes as a Partner in the Employment Team and will be based at the firm's Central Lancashire office. She has a loyal client base of Lancashire businesses which she…

Continued Success For Lancashire HR Forum With Forbes' Support

13 Jun 2017

Forbes Solicitors has signed up to support a Lancashire based employer's forum for a further 2 years after the continued growth and success of the events. The Lancashire HR Employer's Forum has now been supported by Forbes Solicitors since 2011 and over this period the forums have seen…

Forbes Announces Promotions

18 May 2017

Forbes Solicitors has announced the appointment of four new Partners and four new Associates as part of its continued growth. The largest legal practice in the North West outside the major cities has promoted Lucy Harris, Rubina Vohra, Judith Bloor and Patricia Prescott to Partners from Associates…

Tagtronics seals £1m-plus acquisition

10 Apr 2017

Blackburn-based software as a service business Tagtronics has acquired a London-based SAAS company in a £1m-plus buyout following advice from Forbes Solicitors. Tagtronics founder and managing director Mike Williams said, "This is our first acquisition of this size, and is part of a…

Two Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

06 Apr 2017

Two members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Sarah Petrie and Emanuele Bellanca are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Sarah, based in the Central Lancashire office, specialises in…

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