Simmons’ profits up 24 per cent at half-year point By Matt Byrne 25 November 2011 12:35 11 December 2015 01:49 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 25 November 2011 at 13:54 I wonder how many redundancies and de-equitisations must have taken place to achieve a 7 per cent reduction in staff costs whilst making eight lateral partner hires and promoting 13 new partners? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.