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09 Apr 2019

Firms view the Apprenticeship Levy as an extra tax

Recent research by the Forum shows that 42% of those that pay the Levy not receiving anything back, and only 39% of Levy payments expected to be utilised by the two-year expiry date.

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06 Mar 2019

Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2019 Awards were annouced last night at a gala dinner and ceremony, hosted by comic Lucy Porter.

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09 Jan 2019

Deb Oxley OBE

Delighted that Deb Oxley, member of the Managing Partners’ Forum Advisory Board, has been awarded an OBE in the 2019 New Year’s honours list for services to employee ownership and social enterprise. 

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28 Nov 2018

Forum wins project to help law & accountancy firms adopt AI

The Forum are co-investigators on a Government-funded project to help law & accountancy firms adopt AI through collaborative design, working with Sheffield, Lancaster and Manchester business schools, and the University of the Arts London

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Reputation management and mitigating risk: The experts view


Reputation management and mitigating risk: The experts' view

Wednesday 01 May 2019

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