North East law firm Sintons has given its staff a £1,000 bonus to help them through the cost of living crisis.

The Newcastle business said it is making the one-off payment to everyone in the firm to help them weather the economic storm, which has seen fuel bills and basic living costs continue to rise, together with the additional pressure of the increases in interest rates. The contribution will be paid in the October payroll.

Christopher Welch, managing partner of Sintons, said said: “The increased costs that everyone is facing, and the challenges that this will cause in the months ahead is extremely worrying, and we are acutely aware of the concern this will cause many people within the business.

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“Sintons is the firm it is because of our people, and we genuinely take the view that we are all in it together and will therefore always do whatever we can to support our team. We are well known for being a responsible and caring business and we want our staff to know we appreciate them and want to help in any way we can.

“We are sure that this payment of £1,000 will go some way to meeting the rising costs and pressures they face in these uncertain times, and will help to alleviate some of the anxieties which many people currently have.

“Our colleagues continue to excel in their efforts and commitment to making Sintons the trusted, first-rate law firm it is, and we are very pleased to be able to provide support in this way.”

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