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Strictly Boardroom is our board-level legal briefing for business leaders in all sectors.

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16.12.20 O'Connors News

O’Connors releases A Carol for Christmas

‘Come in out of the cold, for goodness sake,’ said Emily Cratchit, as she pulled open her front door to find Ebenezer Scrooge ankle-deep in slush, a cranberry-sized dewdrop swinging from his nose.
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16.12.20 Strictly Boardroom

Is insurance the only option for scheme benefits?

If your business operates a membership scheme that provides insurance-related benefits to scheme members – such as healthcare support, customer service guarantees, product warranties and the like – the future uncertainty and cost of insurance cover is likely to seriously impact your scheme business plan and perhaps the viability of your business.
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09.12.20 O'Connors News

O’Connors delivers national training to tax advisers for Chartered Institute of Taxation

On Monday 16th November, Paul O’Connor and Joshua Bates of O’Connors’ Insurance and Regulatory team joined forces with Peter Graham, Andrew Stackhouse and Louise Cowell of RSM UK Tax and Accounting Group and Anjali Anthony, head of tax insurance at Paragon International Insurance Brokers, to deliver a national training seminar to members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIoT).
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23.11.20 O'Connors News

O’Connors advises Express Solicitors on McKays Solicitors acquisition

Manchester-based personal injury (PI) law firm, Express Solicitors, has acquired Liverpool’s McKays Solicitors. The package includes 1,400 ongoing client matters and the continued employment of 18 members of staff.
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09.10.20 Strictly Legal

Success planning trumps succession planning

A friend of mine used to tell her young children that Mr Whippy vans only play jingles when they’ve run out of ice-cream.
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10.09.20 Strictly Boardroom

Realising fair value for your insurance brokerage

The mergers and acquisitions market for independent insurance broking businesses has rarely been stronger than it is now.
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26.08.20 Strictly Boardroom

Using insurance to facilitate business transactions

There’s an old African proverb which says that smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
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29.07.20 Strictly Legal

Bar Standards Board entities offer positive future for the Bar

Martin Luther King Jr said the ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where they stand at times of challenge and controversy.
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30.06.20 Strictly Boardroom

Negotiating insurance contracts to protect your business

If these last few months have taught us anything about insurance, it’s the importance of knowing exactly what you’ve bought and where you stand legally when things go wrong – whether it’s ambivalent advice from your insurance broker, a business interruption policy that doesn’t cover your particular business interruption, or a contract with a major customer that imposes insuring obligations on you that you can no longer perform.
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03.06.20 Strictly Legal

Choosing the right opportunities for your law firm

Spartacus (or maybe Kirk Douglas) once said: “I believe in opportunity and the power of reason to seize upon it. Whatever happens, it happens because we choose for it.
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