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Holiday pay claims: how to ruin an employer’s holiday

25 Jun 2014 by

Imagine you are an employer who employs hundreds of employees. All employees are paid a basic salary. Half the workforce is further remunerated by way of overtime and the other half by way of commission. When employees take holiday they are paid holiday pay calculated on the basis of their basic salary only. Some employees ... more>

Colman Coyle’s solicitors go back to the classroom

19 Jun 2014 by

Colman Coyle have completed the Lawyers in Schools volunteer programme with Elizabeth Garett Anderson School  to help raise young people’s awareness and understanding of the law. Lawyers and support staff from Colman Coyle went into the school to lead interactive discussion groups with year 9 students about various legal issues relevant to their daily lives ... more>

Landlords to check immigration status of tenants

18 Jun 2014 by

The Immigration Act 2014 received Royal Assent in May 2014 and contains provisions that prohibit private landlords of residential properties from letting to certain people. A landlord will have to check the immigration status of prospective tenants and other authorised occupiers, to clarify whether they have the right to occupy the property before granting a ... more>

Redundancy consultation: Woolworths and the aftermath

16 Jun 2014 by

In July 2013, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) delivered a surprise in its decision on Usdaw v Ethel Austin Limited (in administration) and another (known as Woolworths). David Malamatenios, a partner at Colman Coyle, features in front page cover story from Employers Law magazine, May 2014. Read David’s article here: Redundancy consultation: Woolworths and the ... more>

Robert Coyle interviewed by Absolutely Magazine

13 Jun 2014 by

Absolutely City & Angel magazine (June 2014) interviews Head of Property Robert Coyle Read Absolutely Magazine article: 5 minutes with Robert Coyle

An Essential Guide to Discrimination Law

13 Jun 2014 by

Covert Recordings: are they admissible in Court?

11 Jun 2014 by

“There are 2 types of secrets, the kind you want to keep and the kind you don’t dare to let out.” So picture this: you, as an employer are holding either a disciplinary or grievance hearing and the employee asks for the meeting to be recorded.  Like most employers, you no doubt refuse!   In this ... more>

Spanish Lawyer features in Latino Life ‘Movers and Shakers’ article

11 Jun 2014 by

Spanish Lawyer Ignacio Morillas-Paredes appears in Latino Life article featuring five movers and shakers in London. Read Latino Life article:  5 Movers and Shakers in London  

Legal Expert Column: I am looking to buy a flat and I would like to know if I should anticipate any problems if I take my two cats with me.

6 Jun 2014 by

This Q & A was first published in Absolutely City & Angel Magazine, June 2014. Property Partners Andrew Flint and Hema Anand have a regular legal expert column in the magazine to answer questions on residential property. Question: I am looking to buy a flat and I would like to know if I should anticipate ... more>

Setting up a Business Presence in the UK – Some frequently asked questions

24 May 2014 by

What main options are open to me? Appoint an agent or distributor Set up a franchise Buy an existing company in the UK Incorporate a UK subsidiary Open a UK branch How do I appoint an agent? The commercial terms of your appointment of the agent should be recorded in a written agreement which is ... more>