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The latest news and features from Minster Law and the related industries.
The latest news and features from Minster Law and the related industries.
The outbreak of the pandemic has hit charities hard, with many being unable to deliver their vital services or fundraise for much needed funds to support themselves. For Kirkwood Hospice, the outbreak of coronavirus has meant that many hospice services had to be adapted in order to meet the needs of patients, families and carers….Read the full article
Tom Streamer, a member of our Serious Injury department has spent the last 12 months training for and tackling eight of the most challenging obstacle courses that the UK has to offer. He didn’t do all this for fun though; Tom completed these challenges to raise funds to support the vital work carried out by…Read the full article
CEO Shirley Woolham has urged Yorkshire business owners to find ways of supporting each other during the coronavirus crisis. We have started discussions with local businesses to see if Minster’s virtual contact centre can assist those businesses who are struggling due to increases in calls or reduced capacity due to higher levels of colleague absence….Read the full article
As the country begins to come to terms with social distancing, isolation and adapting lifestyles, it’s becoming more apparent that Covid-19 will have a significant impact on the most vulnerable members of our society and the resulting impact on the NHS will be huge. Minster is committed to supporting colleagues who want to help in…Read the full article
This week we’ve been supporting Brake’s Road Safety Awareness Week to encourage everyone to improve their awareness of road safety and ensure that when on the streets, they’re staying safe. This year’s Road Safety Awareness theme is Step Up for the Streets, and we’re encouraging drivers to go back to basics as we know it…Read the full article
In association with our partnership with S.U.R.F (Spinal Unit Recreational Fund), a charity which operates at Pinderfields Spinal Injury Unit in Wakefield, we hosted various fundraising activities during Spinal Injury Awareness Week in order to raise funds to support the incredible work the charity carries out. During the week, we were joined by numerous specialists,…Read the full article
At Minster Law we strive to provide the best customer service possible and are always looking to improve. We participated in National Customer Service Week, a week-long opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and celebrate the best examples in the business. We hosted a number of activities to share customer insight and skills and…Read the full article
We teamed up with S.U.R.F (Spinal Unit Recreational Fund), a charity which operates at Pinderfields Spinal Injury Unit to host a golf day on 19 September at Normanton Golf Club. The golf day, initiated by Joanne Poynton, a Solicitor in our Serious Injury department is part of the partnership with the charity which aims to…Read the full article
Law firms can be successful and profitable after government reforms to personal injury are implemented in 2020, according to Shirley Woolham, CEO of Minster Law. Speaking to 250 legal professionals at the 2019 PI Futures Conference in Manchester on 25 September, Shirley said that injury claims are complex, and customers will need help from experts,…Read the full article
Every year we focus on supporting the local community and charity work forms a huge part of our identity at Minster Law. This week our bike specific legal team hosted a charity event in support of The Nick Brisland Trust. Founded by his mum Ria following the passing of 19-year-old Nick, the trust is currently…Read the full article
A team of 12 from Minster Law took to the water last weekend to support our charity partner, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice. Forget Me Not is there for any family who is confronted with the news that their child has a life-shortening condition – from as early as pregnancy onwards. The charity has running…Read the full article
When uniting the Minster offices into one Yorkshire site in 2018, colleagues from our York office joined our Wakefield colleagues under one roof. Minster was faced with the challenge of meeting the parking needs of an increased number of commuters with limited car parking space. With increased commuting from the workforce, Liftshare was introduced as…Read the full article
Supporting our local community forms a key part of who we are at Minster, which is why we hosted our own Yellow Yorkshire Day to raise funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Yorkshire Air Ambulance is an independent air ambulance charity which provides a life-saving rapid response emergency service to 5 million people across Yorkshire. Our…Read the full article
Two of our colleagues have raised an impressive £4100 for Movember by taking part in the gruelling Ironman triathlon challenge in Hamburg, Germany. Marc Massey, Claims Manager, and Tom Giles, Trainee Solicitor, competed in Ironman to raise awareness for the Movember Foundation, a charity addressing some of the biggest health concerns that men face; prostate…Read the full article
Recently our Minster Law colleagues organised a variety of fundraising activities in support of Headway’s Brain Injury Week. Activities included a talk from brain injury survivor, Shane Booth, a bake sale, static bike challenge, in-house training and a visit from Tobii Dynavox to show us their cutting-edge technology. Over the week the team managed to…Read the full article
Sixteen A-Level Law students from Wakefield College recently spent a day at Minster’s office to learn firsthand how a law firm operates. The initiative forms part of Minster’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, which goal is to build skills in the local community. The strategy is designed for colleagues to volunteer their skills and knowledge to…Read the full article
At Minster Law, we understand mental health is just as important as physical health, which is why we are dedicated to supporting our colleagues’ health and wellbeing. Last week we threw our support behind Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, hosted by the Mental Health Awareness Foundation. This year’s theme was body image, which can have…Read the full article
Minster Law colleagues, and members of our CSR and social committees, Marc Massey and Thomas Giles have been practising ahead of their big charity fundraiser for the Movember foundation. Marc, an ambassador for the charity has worked with them for five years following his own battle with cancer. In preparation for completing the Ironman this…Read the full article
Minster Law, the leading personal injury law firm based in Yorkshire, was shortlisted for the ‘Giving it back to charity’ award at the 2019 Customer Service Excellence Awards. Shirley Woolham, Chief Operating Officer said: “I am absolutely delighted that our charity work has received industry recognition. CSR is an integral part of our culture at…Read the full article
It is important sport is accessible to every individual in the community regardless of physical ability. We’re proud to be sponsoring York Sharks, an all-inclusive club which brings together those who are able-bodied, physically impaired and individuals with learning disabilities to share a love of wheelchair basketball. York Sharks meet twice a week to bring…Read the full article
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