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Opening up about mental health issues – How the Beckham’s documentary is helping

Posted on October 30th 2023

How to help when mental health deteriorates: Mental health does not discriminate, and anybody can be affected by anxieties and mental illnesses, and it is important for each of us to understand these issues. October is World Mental Health Month and provides an opportunity to...

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Companies House – The New Barrier Against Criminal Activity

Posted on October 26th 2023

  The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency (ECCT) Bill 2022 is new legislation being brought in with the aim of preventing the abuse of corporate structures and tackling economic crime in the UK. Significant reforms to the role of the Registrar of Companies, who registers...

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Oliver & Co win prestigious national award for Best Place to Work

Posted on October 18th 2023

Almost one year to the day after becoming employee owned, Chester firm, Oliver & Co Solicitors have won a prestigious industry award for the Best Place to Work. Celebrating excellence in the industry The sixth annual British Wills and Probate Awards was hosted in Manchester...

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“I know I will be at Olivers for a very long time”

Posted on October 17th 2023

Blog by Brittany Evans, Trainee Solicitor Brittany Evans joined Oliver & Co Solicitors in 2022. She shares what it means to her to work for an employee-owned business. I started working at Oliver & Co in May 2022 as a Conveyancing Assistant and I have...

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“It has been a great motivator for the staff to excel in our client service”

Posted on October 17th 2023

Blog by Eve Halliday, Trainee Solicitor Eve Halliday joined Oliver & Co Solicitors in 2021. She shares what it means to her to work for an employee-owned business. When I started at Oliver & Co in October 2021, I had just left University and was...

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“I knew this was a Company that cared about its Clients and Employees in equal measure”

Posted on October 17th 2023

Blog by Olivia Haslam, Paralegal Olivia Haslam, Paralegal in the Clinical Negligence Department, joined Oliver & Co Solicitors in 2018. She shares what it means to her to work for an employee-owned business. Oliver & Co is testament to the sentiment that people don’t really...

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Bridging Finance for Property Investment – What are the Legal Considerations?

Posted on October 10th 2023

Chris Williams, Conveyancing Solicitor at Oliver & Co considers the option of bridging finance for property investments and discusses some of the legal considerations It is becoming more regular for property investors to turn to providers of bridging finance and short-term loans as an alternative...

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Legal 500 Recognition for Oliver & Co for Second Year

Posted on October 9th 2023

The Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury and Industrial Disease Departments at Oliver & Co have been recognised and included in the Legal 500 Directory for the second year in a row. The Legal 500 is a directory which highlights the practice area of teams who provide...

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Current Delays with the Probate Registry Continue to Cause Frustration

Posted on October 4th 2023

Just how long are Grants of Probate taking? Covid and the dreaded ‘lockdowns’ may seem like a distant memory for some, but unfortunately the Probate Courts are still facing the challenges which Covid kindly presented them, and they do not show promise of alleviation. What...

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Do you feel the need for speed? The new speed restrictions in Wales

Posted on September 28th 2023

Speed is a major contributory factor in approximately one third of road traffic collisions According to a Public Health Study it is estimated the reduction to 20 mph could lead to 40% less road traffic collisions, resulting in thousands of people avoiding injury or loss...

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