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Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles Miller

Are you facing the threat of redundancy? Coles Miller has updated the employment law section of its website with new information on employees’ redundancy rights.

Coles Miller’s new Redundancy Rights web page includes the latest information on Redundancy Notice, Payments, Consultation and Unfair Dismissal.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles Miller

Employers can breathe a sigh of relief after Unison failed in its latest bid to overturn employment tribunal fees - but that is no reason to be complacent, warn solicitors Coles Miller.

Unison’s application for a judicial review was dismissed by the High Court - the trade union’s second failed attempt to get the rules overturned. It has already vowed to appeal.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles Miller

Complex new rules on Shared Parental Leave come into force on Monday, warn employment law solicitors at Coles Miller.

Working mothers-to-be will be able to curtail their maternity leave and pass the remaining time to their partners.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles Miller

Employers fearing a flood of flexible working requests following today’s changes to the rules should take expert legal advice, warn employment law solicitors Coles Miller.

From today the right to request flexible working has been extended to virtually all employees.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerEmployment law solicitors are warning companies to review their HR policies and handbooks as the economic recovery gathers pace.

Employers who have gone without recruiting for a significant length of time may be caught out by new changes to employment law since they last took on staff.

litigation solicitor Simon Steele-Williams

Bournemouth & District Law Society’s new President Simon Steele-Williams is urging greater collaboration between lawyers for the benefit of their clients.

Mr Steele-Williams - ­ a litigation solicitor and Partner at Dorset-based Coles Miller - ­ is encouraging lawyers to work together more closely to help save clients’ time and money.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerCompanies operating zero hours contracts of employment should review them amid growing concern over their controversial terms and conditions, warn solicitors Coles Miller.

Zero hours contracts are in the firing line again after it was revealed that more than half a million UK employees have now signed them - at least double the government’s estimate.

Commercial solicitor Neil AndrewsRules about the “off the record” conversations firms can have with their employees about leaving will come into law on 29 July 2013, say Dorset-based employment law solicitors Coles Miller.

Read what our employment law solicitor Neil Andrews advises on this latest legal update.

commercial solicitor Neil AndrewsChanges to employment law coming into force in July will make it harder for employees to take legal action, say Coles Miller Solicitors.

The new rules could also make it easier for employers to pay less compensation when they dismiss employees unfairly.


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