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Fat Chance: The ECJ holds that obesity cannot be a ground for protection against discrimination

18 Dec 2014 by

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today held that obesity of itself cannot be regarded as a ground for protection against discrimination. However, the ECJ did say that the obesity of a worker can constitute a disability ‘where it entails a limitation resulting in particular from long-term physical, mental or psychological impairments which in ... more>

Holiday pay claims: a sigh of relief for employers

2 Dec 2014 by

Since our update in June, there has seen major developments in an employee’s holiday pay entitlement, with the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s decision in Bear Scotland v Fulton handed down in July 2014. The case established that ‘normal remuneration’ for the purposes of calculating holiday pay should include non-guaranteed overtime payments that the employee would normally ... more>

New inheritance rights for fathers & amendments to the Trustees Act 1925

1 Dec 2014 by

I have previously blogged on the main points stemming out of The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 (ITPA) which came into force on 1 October 2014. However, not only did it make various changes to the intestacy rules as highlighted in my previous blog, but it also provided new inheritance rights for fathers and ... more>

Pre-event Questionnaire

27 Nov 2014 by

TUPE Masterclass: Understanding TUPE using a ‘text book’ case study,11th December 2014, Central London

14 Nov 2014 by

Event Details TUPE Masterclass Thursday 11th December, 5-7pm Holborn Bars, 138-142 Holborn London EC1N 2NQ (This event is now fully booked please register below to be added to the waiting list) Join us to  learn more about the application of the TUPE Regulations when services are outsourced or transferred between contractors, or when a business is ... more>

Colman Coyle wins complex TUPE case

13 Nov 2014 by

Colman Coyle successfully advised a client in a complex TUPE case that culminated in a 25 day hearing in the Employment Tribunal with the client potentially saving £7 million. Senior Employment Lawyer Colin Makin who led the team at Colman Coyle said: ‘This is a fantastic result. This was a difficult case that covered most ... more>

Experienced Wills and Probate Associate joins to strengthen the Private Client team

11 Nov 2014 by

Hardeep Nijher, an experienced wills and probate lawyer joins Colman Coyle’s private client team from a large regional firm. Hardeep has specialised in this area for 6 years and has significant experience in wills, probate, Court of Protection applications and Lasting Powers of Attorney. He also has expertise in Trust Law and is a full ... more>

TUPE Masterclass with CIPD, 9th December 2014, East London

11 Nov 2014 by

Event Details Tuesday 9th December, 6.30-8.30pm TUPE Masterclass in conjunction with CIPD University of East London 1 Salway Road London, E15 1NF Register for event below Join us to  learn more about the application of the TUPE Regulations when services are outsourced or transferred between contractors, or when a business is sold and will highlight ... more>

Colman Coyle sponsor Scale Up Britain, 26th November 2014

10 Nov 2014 by

Colman Coyle are pleased to sponsor the Scale Up Britain Event, 26th November 2014 organised by Advantage Business Partnerships and Grant Tree. Scale-up Britain was created with high growth British companies in mind. Inspired by the Scale-up Report, a key part of the SV2UK (Silicon Valley to the UK) initiative, the event’s key purpose is ... more>

Ignacio Morillas-Paredes, Abogado Español y Solictor Ingles hablara en la conferencia “La experiencia Tecnológica en la ciudad de Londres” sobre como establecer un negocio en el Reino Unido

10 Nov 2014 by

Con la doble cualificación abogado Español y Solicitor Ingles, Ignacio Morillas-Paredes, tratara entre otros asuntos, en La Convección  “La experiencia Tecnológica en la ciudad de Londres” (27 y 28 de Noviembre del 2014) las consideraciones legales a tener en cuenta al establecerse en un mercado como el del Reino Unido. Realizara la correspondiente presentación como ... more>