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Archive for November, 2015

Exeter Chiefs Players Hijack Sponsors Night

Posted by on November 17th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Picture shows Byron McGuigan with James Cross, Managing Partner at Kitsons and Exeter Chiefs Centre and Kitsons’ sponsored player, Michele Campagnaro.

The Exeter Chiefs hosted the businesses, individuals and organisations who provide vital sponsorship for the Aviva Premiership Club.

And there was an unexpected twist when two of the players ousted from the stage head of corporate at the club, John Wood, to take over presenting duties.

Second Row Damian Welch and Back Row Kai Horstmann hijacked proceedings after branding Mr Wood “boring”.

Damian said: “We felt it was time to make the evening a bit more interesting...

Kitsons Recognised By Leading Legal Directories

Posted by on November 11th 2015 in Kitsons News, Press Releases

Plymouth law firm Kitsons has been recognised in the South West chapters of the latest editions of Chambers UK and the Legal 500 – the most prestigious guides to the UK legal profession.

The new Chambers & Partners 2016 guide cites Plymouth Partners Tony Hunt (Family) and Rhodri Davey (Employment) as leading experts in their fields. A further seven lawyers have been endorsed for their work across the practice which has offices in Plymouth, Torquay and Exeter.

Particular praise for the firm’s Family Law Team includes: The "outstanding" Tony Hunt of...

Equal Pay Day 2015 - Where Are We Now?

Posted by on November 9th 2015 in Blog Posts, Employment

Equal Pay Day 2015 - Where Are We Now?

Monday 9 November 2015 marks this year’s “Equal Pay Day” – a day wholly designed to highlight the difference in pay between men and women across the country.

Falling in or around the start of November each year, statistics released in accordance with 2014’s Equal Pay Day stated that on average, women were being paid £2.53 per hour less than men, and that in general, the UK had fallen out of the top 20 countries in the world for gender equality.

The key question therefore arises - one year on (and now 45 years on from the introduction of the Equal Pay...