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Celebrating 15 years at Pearson

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15 years ago this week Rick Mills joined our firm. Starting out as an Accounts Junior he has since become Accounts Manager for Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers based at our Oldham office, responsible for three members of staff. ...

Oldham Law Firm praised by Law Society

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Oldham Law Firm, Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers has been praised by the Law Society for how it is handling the lockdown and continuing to manage client expectations. Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers in Oldham are currently going through...

Seven Year Success and Another Year of Growth for Oldham Solicitors

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We are this week pleased to be posting strong trading results for the year ending 31 March 2020. Our firm, with offices in Oldham, Tameside and a bespoke Commercial Team based in North Manchester close to the M60 network, has increased turnover for the...

Service as normal at Pearson during Pandemic

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As a responsible business we have taken a number of steps to preserve and maintain the safety of our clients, staff and of course our offices during the Coronavirus outbreak in order to minimise any risks - whilst at the same time provide the level of...

Celebrating our Apprentices in National Apprenticeship Week

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Its National Apprenticeship Week so there’s no time like the present to celebrate our own apprentices. On our staff we currently have seven apprentices on board; all at various stages of their apprenticeship programmes. Apprentices are a great way...

Solicitors Spread Good Cheer Across Oldham this Christmas

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The Christmas spirit was alive and well across all the Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers offices this week as staff donated crates and crates of goodies to the Oldham Foodbank. This the 5 th year the law firm have generously supported the local...

Top Accolade & Bumper Year of Business

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Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers have this week reported continued growth in the £4.1 million business and on top of that have secured the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, Lexcel for the 17th consecutive year. Only 10% of UK...

Women are Empowered in 100 year Anniversary

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2019 is a landmark year for female lawyers as it’s 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act was passed and what better time to recognise this than this Friday International Women’s Day (March 8th) This paved the way for women to...

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...

Braced for Growth after Best Year Ever

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Celebrating our best financial year to date, Pearson’s are looking to capitalise on this success, expand into bigger premises and take on new staff. For the fifth successive year we have increased turnover to an all-time high of over £4.1million...

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...

INSIGHT: Manchester Evening News - A Coffee With: Joanne Ormston, Pearson Solicitors

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The partner and practice manager says a sharp suit and a skinny latte keep her on top of her game What is your business motto? Whatever you choose to do, make sure you’re the best at it. Having a...

Lucky For Some - Industry Excellence Award to Pearson Solicitors for 13th Time

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Thirteen has proved a lucky number for the team at Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers when they were awarded the Lexcel accreditation for the 13 th time. The firm, with offices in Oldham, Ashton and Hollinwood, are one of the few in the North...

INSIGHT: Pearson Partner, Joanne Ormston, is Awarded Business Woman of the Year 2014

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Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers’ first female partner, Joanne Ormston, was awarded Business Woman of the Year 2014 on Friday at the Oldham Business Awards at a packed dinner at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Joanne, 34, joined...