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All posts by Melissa Menelaou

Melissa joined Sherrards in August 2012 and is based in the firm’s London office. A member of the internal marketing team, Melissa works closely with individual partners and the residential property department in both London and St Albans in a marketing and business development role, helping to progress the firm’s ongoing marketing initiatives. Firm-wide, she assists with the management and interaction of the firm’s social media platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and the Sherrards blog. Melissa organises a number of client events and networking property seminars throughout the year.

UK, EU and beyond – St Albans is going global

The latest blog from the Barriers to Growth research commissioned by the members of the City of Expertise, reported that 80% of the businesses in and around St Albans are planning to grow, either dramatically or moderately, over the next two years. And, undeterred by the complexities of the current economic and political climate, 54% plan …

UK, EU and beyond – St Albans is going global

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The cost of growing a business

Champagne corks may be popping in the knowledge that, in the recent ‘Barriers to Growth’ survey commissioned by the members of the City of Expertise,  80% of the businesses in St Albans and surrounding area are anticipating growth within the next 2 years. 60% are expecting up to or over 10% growth in productivity. But growth comes …

The cost of growing a business

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Skills shortage in St Albans: Just knowing what you don’t know is half the battle

One of the biggest challenges to growing a business is recognising where knowledge gaps exist and figuring out how best to plug them. The ‘Barriers to Growth’ research commissioned by the members of The City of Expertise, asked local businesses where they had the most skill shortages and IT, sales & marketing and regulatory issues topped the …

Skills shortage in St Albans: Just knowing what you don’t know is half the battle

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Recruitment & Retention- todays greatest challenge

Sherrards, along with 20 other professional service firms and the St Albans City Chamber and Council, formed the ‘City of Expertise’ group in 2013 to showcase St Albans as a thriving business hub. Made up of law firms, chartered surveyors/infrastructure, accountants and financial services firms, the City of Expertise group recognises and promotes the huge …

Recruitment & Retention- todays greatest challenge

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The results are in…

Sherrards have again been highly recommended in the Legal 500 Directory for our corporate/commercial, litigation, commercial property, employment and private client work –  all with very good rankings. It is however our people who really stand out with recognition for Jean-Paul da Costa, Geraldine Fabre, Asha Ngai, Terry Fendt, Paul Marmor, Marta Grieve, Karen Dobson, …

The results are in…

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Sherrards make a donation to local school

As a part of the relocation of Sherrards St Albans office, the firm donated a large amount of furniture and equipment to Windermere Primary School in St Albans. Windermere School is celebrating its Diamond (60th) Anniversary this year and have just completed the building of a new library and meeting room area and welcomed the …

Sherrards make a donation to local school

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