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Brabners recently welcomed Sir David Metcalf, Director of Labour Market Enforcement, to the firm’s Manchester office for a lively debate on the importance of tackling labour market abuse with clients from across the recruitment sector.

David was named the first Director of Labour Market Enforcement in January this year and is overseeing a government crackdown on exploitation in the workplace. This includes addressing illegal working practices, ensuring large employers’ supply chains do not breach labour market laws and reviewing the effectiveness of current enforcement efforts.

Brabners have again showcased excellence and expertise this year, with impressive feedback and praise for the firm in Legal 500 2017 – widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide.

Specialist M&A lead adviser Brabners Corporate Finance has bolstered its Liverpool-based team with new hire Andrew Norman.

Andrew is an ACA-qualified chartered accountant. He trained at accountancy firm Saffery Champness in Manchester where he went on to be an audit & accounts senior.  He joins Brabners as a corporate finance executive.

Brabners Liverpool based Corporate team acted for the Business Growth Fund providing investment advice and overseeing the business transaction.

BGF is an investment company that provides growth capital for ambitious entrepreneurs running growing UK companies. The growth capital they provide is a long-term, patient equity funding that business then use to execute their key strategic plans and goals.

Prolific North have unveiled the shortlist for Inspired Spaces North 2017 and Brabners are proud to be supporting programme’s search for the most inspired and creative workspaces in the North for a second year.

Brabners Liverpool based Charity team were instructed to act for the Trust, providing governance advice and overseeing the registration with the Charity Commission. 

The organisation aims to improve the lives of people living in Chester and the surrounding areas, which makes this achievement a significant milestone for the Trust.

Customer service is no longer enough. Any business can give great customer service at one point in time, but your customers’ loyalty and spending is determined by the before, during and after. The overall customer experience.

Do you really know what is going on in your business and how it feels to be a customer? Are you confident that all areas of your business are delivering consistently excellent service in line with your customer charter?

Mark Rathbone, partner and head of corporate in Liverpool, told BBC Radio Five Live recently that increased investment in freight infrastructure is as important to the North West as high-speed passenger transport. Here’s what he had to say:

Writing for the Financial Times (22nd August), former Chancellor George Osborne called on Theresa May to “reboot” the Northern Powerhouse and give the go ahead to HS3.  

Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, has received a £3,000 donation from the organisers of the North West Housing Conference, accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth and law firm Brabners.

Crisis helps thousands of homeless people rebuild their lives through housing, health, education and employment services. It offers support, advice and classes in 12 locations across the UK, including a Skylight centre in Merseyside.

Brabners Head of Corporate Liverpool, Mark Rathbone spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live this week following former Chancellor George Osborne’s call for the government’s commitment to back Crossrail North.