Last night (31 January 2019), Anthony Collins Solicitors won Law Firm of the Year at the sixth, annual Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards, held in Manchester. 

The award recognises extensive development and progress as a business within the last year around areas such as strategy, growth, financial performance, employee development, diversity and training, as well as active engagement with the community. The award acknowledges firm who can demonstrate they are the ‘whole package’ within the legal sector and can show a rounded approach to the delivery of legal services. 

Peter Hubbard, senior partner, comments, "It is excellent to start the year with this good news as we continue to serve our clients and deliver our purpose to improve lives, communities and society." 

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Probate fees are changing
Probate fees are changing

Although the exact date of the change is presently unknown, it is likely to be in or around April 2019 and will have a significant impact on estate administration and the costs of dying.

NHS ‘Army’
NHS ‘Army’

NHS England recently reported plans to recruit an ‘army of advisors’ to support GPs, following evidence that approximately half of all appointments were not related to medical conditions.