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31.01.23 Strictly Boardroom

Corporate Governance is key to B Corp Status

Almost every day another company becomes B Corp certified, reflecting their exacting standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. B Corp companies are verified by B Lab UK, a not-for-profit network transforming the global economy to benefit people, communities and the planet, enabling people to use businesses as a force for good.
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23.01.23 Strictly Legal

Is your law firm's claims management activity compliant?

The outsourcing of marketing activity has become a common feature of many law firms that handle claims-related work - a tacit acceptance perhaps that attracting clients requires specialist skills which some lawyers simply do not have.
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21.12.22 O'Connors News

O'Connors Christmas greetings

As we pass our 19th birthday, we bring you our tribute to another fabulous Beatles' album, released in the US and Canada in December 1964 at a time when beehive hairdos were turning heads and Mohamed Ali was punching his weight.
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14.12.22 O'Connors News

Scrooge builds a Cabinet of all the talents

My, how Ebenezer Scrooge’s fortunes had changed in the years since the ghostly visitations had left him clinging to a tattered bed-curtain, pleading for absolution.
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08.11.22 Strictly Legal

O'Connors' Law Firm Leaders Survey - the results are in!

More than three quarters of the law firm leaders responding to the O’Connors’ Law Firm Leaders Survey said their most pressing business concern was recruiting staff, with over a third saying they were having difficulties retaining staff. Notwithstanding these challenges, more than half said they are planning to increase their headcount and only a tenth planning to reduce it.
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07.11.22 O'Connors News

O'Connors advises Express Solicitors on Michael W Halsall Solicitors acquisition

O'Connors has advised Manchester-based law firm Express Solicitors on its acquisition of a North West counterpart as it strengthens its practice in personal injury law, adding 2,500 ongoing cases and 37 staff.
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13.09.22 O'Connors News

O'Connors advises MAPD Group on Bermans acquisition

Liverpool and Manchester commercial law firm, Bermans, has been acquired by MAPD Group for an undisclosed sum, and is planning for a period of growth.
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15.08.22 Strictly Legal

How much is that law firm in the window?

Shortly before The Queen’s Coronation in 1953, Liverpool-born singer Lita Roza topped the hit parade with the much-loved pop classic ‘How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?’ The track was nudged out of the Coronation Order of Service by Zadok the Priest, but rumour has it the Archbishop of Canterbury was humming it throughout rehearsals.
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12.08.22 Strictly Boardroom

Incentivising staff through employee share schemes

Nelson Mandela said that money won’t create success but the freedom to make it will. Perhaps this explains why more and more companies are using employee share schemes as a means of incentivising staff - aligning the interests of employees and shareholders whilst providing tax-efficient rewards.
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29.07.22 Strictly Boardroom

Important changes to the regulation of funeral plans

American actor and comedian Jonathan Katz once said that he hated going to funerals because he was not a mourning person. Well at least he had a funeral plan.
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