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Returnships: The hiring programmes helping mums return to work

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For women returning to the job market after a long career break, getting back on track can seem daunting. Many are reduced to applying for graduate-level and admin work, far below their level of experience. They feel that their skills are outdated or they...

A cautionary tale: The Lazio case

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Cyber-security is more important than ever before, as Serie A football club, Lazio, found out the hard way in March. After signing Dutch centre back Stefan de Vrij in 2014 from Feyenoord, Lazio agreed to pay his £6.8m fee in installments. Nothing...

We Never Stop Learning

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Learning never stops even after you get that job at Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers. Due to the nature of our business our staff have a variety of backgrounds and join the firm with varying qualifications . Joanne Ormston , Practice...

Celebrating Our Volunteers

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Volunteering plays a key part in our communities without which many charities, social events and community activities wouldn’t exist. This week is all about celebrating volunteering, recognising what is done behind the scenes and celebrating the huge...

We Are Celebrating Quality

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For the 16th year on the run we have been awarded the prestigious Lexcel quality mark. After an exhaustive and detailed inspection of our files and office procedures, including interviews with our solicitors and staff, the Law...

Pearson Pop the Kettle on for Charity

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Staff at Oldham law firm Pearson Solicitors are popping the kettle on and welcoming clients with coffee and a cake as they take part in the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning this Friday. As well as inviting neighbouring businesses and clients to the coffee...

Businesses Hit by Rising Employment Costs

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Recent statistics from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) show that changes to employment legislation has resulted in four out of five UK businesses experiencing rising costs. The data comes from the BCC’s annual workforce survey, created from...

Top Accolade & Bumper Year of Business

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Law Firm, Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers have this month reported a record 28% growth of the business and on top of that have secured the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, Lexcel for the 15th consecutive year. Highest growth areas...

Should we be paid to exercise at work?

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Following the findings of the British Heart Foundation that over 20 million UK people are classed as physically inactive, the discussion of just how to tackle this growing problem has emerged once again. One suggestion is that it’s now time for...