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Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerDyslexia poses a discrimination risk for employers – as highlighted by a recent employment tribunal case, warn Dorset solicitors Coles Miller.

The tribunal found that Starbucks had discriminated against an employee who had problems reading, writing and telling the time.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerEmployers should take care not to discriminate when dismissing employees with long term sickness, warn Coles Miller Solicitors.

Length of service is relevant when deciding whether or not to dismiss - but the dismissal procedure should be the same for all employees.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerNew legislation strengthens protection for employees on zero hours contracts, warn Coles Miller Solicitors.

Employees can now seek redress if their employer imposes an illegal exclusivity clause.

road accident lawyer Brian Parsons of Coles Miller in PoolePersonal injury lawyers at Coles Miller have helped a cycling accident victim to gain £105,000 in compensation after he was hit by a car.

Coles Miller was able to help the victim to claim damages successfully even though the three-year time limit on the claim had expired.

Chirstmas - opening timesWith Christmas drawing closer, find out when the Coles Miller offices will be open.

Cauda EquinaDavid Simpson - Partner, Coles MillerColes Miller medical negligence solicitors have secured compensation totalling £825,000 for two patients left with permanent disabling symptoms restricting mobility because of alleged failings by two GPs and two NHS Trusts.

Both victims suffered from the relatively rare condition of Cauda Equina Syndrome and sustained irreversible nerve damage because of alleged failures to diagnose the condition and treat them in time.

Coles Miller personal injury solicitor Adrian Cormack, a head and brain injury specialistPersonal injury solicitors at Coles Miller are supporting Road Safety Week which starts on Monday November 23 2015.

Lawyers are urging drivers to slow down - and cyclists and pedestrians to wear more reflective clothing - as the nights draw in and weather conditions deteriorate.

APIL brain injury specialist Adrian Cormack of Coles MillerColes Miller Partner Adrian Cormack has been named an Accredited Brain Injury Specialist by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

The accreditation demonstrates “a very high standard of expertise and competence” in this complex and highly specialist area of the law.

commercial solicitor Neil Andrews of Coles Miller, PooleLandlords can no longer issue Section 21 notices of eviction in advance of short tenancies to speed up the process, warn Dorset solicitors Coles Miller.

Under the new Deregulation Act, Section 21 notices cannot be served in the first four months of a tenancy.

Stuart Bradford - Solicitor, Coles MillerSome 86 per cent of people are unwittingly leaving major decisions about later-life long term care, housing and assets to chance, Solicitors for the Elderly at Coles Miller warned today.

Around 82 per cent of people in the South West say they want their loved ones to take these decisions on their behalf when they are no longer able to do so.


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