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GDPR General Data Protection RegulationGet your consent policies right – that’s the key to complying with the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), warn Coles Miller Solicitors.

Head of Coles Miller’s Commercial Department, Partner Neil Andrews, will address the Business Breakfast Club on Wednesday March 21 (7.15am for 7.45am until 9.15am) at the Connaught Hotel, West Hill Road, Bournemouth.

Debt Recovery Manager Eric Holt of Coles Miller Solicitors, PooleDebt recovery solicitors Coles Miller have been congratulated yet again after gaining £20,900 in payment and interest for a commercial client – on a £13,400 debt.

Coles Miller secured a court judgment in favour of the client (a building supplies company) then pursued the debtor with tenacious efficiency.

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.

commercial solicitor Neil Andrews of Coles Miller, PooleColes Miller Solicitors Partner Neil Andrews has become a director and trustee of Dorset safety charity SafeWise.

SafeWise operates the LV=Streetwise interactive safety centre in Elliott Road, Bournemouth and the Weymouth Community Safety Centre.

debt recovery manager Eric HoltDon’t let debtors use Christmas as an excuse to delay payment, warn debt recovery solicitors Coles Miller.

Many firms will close down for two weeks from December 19, particularly industrial and construction companies.

commercial solicitor Mark HowellEntrepreneurs keen to capitalise on Britain’s burgeoning economic recovery are being warned to beware of trademark infringement before launching their new businesses.

Commercial solicitor Mark Howell of Coles Miller is urging companies to carry out proper trademark research before investing large sums in business start-ups.

commercial property solicitor Kerry Houston-Kypta

Companies and organisations buying or selling commercial property will need to comply with new capital allowance rules that may impact on the sale price and the negotiations, advise solicitors Coles Miller.

Failure to comply with the new regulations means that buyers risk losing forever the tax relief offered by capital allowances.

commercial property solicitor Kerry Houston-KyptaIncreasing levels of business activity across the South have prompted Dorset law firm Coles Miller to expand its specialist commercial property team.

Coles Miller has recruited highly experienced commercial property solicitor Kerry Houston-Kypta to meet rising demand from industry, developers, investors, landlords and tenants.

commercial solicitor Neil Andrews

Companies that fail to implement a workplace social media policy risk losing large tranches of business when employees leave, warn Coles Miller Solicitors.

Employers with no social media policy are more likely to face expensive courtroom legal bills and less likely to win their case, say the lawyers.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerVictims of interest rate swap mis-selling should take legal advice as soon as possible before the statute of limitation expires, warn Coles Miller Solicitors.

Companies have six years to issue a claim but most of the products were sold between 2005 and 2008.


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