Wednesday 13th Mar 2013
Not only are lawyers unconvinced by the new costs budgeting rules, there are also serious fears that judges will not have the capacity to discharge their new duty as project managers. Jean-Yves Gilg, reporting in the Solicitors Journal, speaks with Colemans-ctts Partner Greg Cox about a profession on the verge of a Jackson breakdown.
Monday 11th Mar 2013
In April Colemans-ctts Founding Partner, Roger Coleman, is taking part in the 2013 Virgin London Marathon in aid of The Childrens Trust.
Having completed last year's Greater Manchester Marathon (and swearing it would be his last), the chance to run in this year's London Marathon was too tempting for him to turn down.
Tuesday 26th Feb 2013
You may or may not be aware of certain forthcoming changes to the claim process through the county courts. These are labelled “the Jackson reforms” and one of the most significant elements is a requirement for pre court negotiations with disputed debt. Both parties will have to have been adjudged to have made a significant effort to settle.
Friday 15th Feb 2013
A fire at the former Turner and Newall Asbestos factory has raised concerns that harmful asbestos dust could have been disturbed and released into the atmosphere after the blaze decimated the former mill in the Spodden Valley, Rochdale.
Monday 4th Feb 2013
Tinnitus is often thought to be associated with older people, but the truth is that 1 in 10 people hear it all the time, young or old. This week is Tinnitus Awareness Week, helping raise awareness of the condition.
Thursday 24th Jan 2013
With some regions forecast more bad weather in the next few days, and having already seen heavy snowfall across the country, it's crucial that, if you have to make a journey, you and your vehicle are prepared for conditions in order to minimise the risk of breaking dawn or having an accident. Our handy tips guide will mean you can best tackle the roads...
Monday 7th Jan 2013
The fortunes of high street retailers over the last five years has been well documented. With the threat of a triple-dip recession hanging over the country we take a look back over the last year and look at the changes on the high street and ask: 'has 2012 been a kind year for retail?'...
Monday 17th Dec 2012
Credit control is unique within the finance department. Now in truth many functions will claim the same whether being payroll, tax or management accounts, but these are disciplines requiring perhaps similar skills whereas the credit controller has to have a string to his or her bow which is rarely required in finance.
Wednesday 5th Dec 2012
Colemans have been credited with helping create healthier, happier staff with a group of London employers who this week became the first recipients of the Healthy Workplace Awards.
Tuesday 27th Nov 2012
In the recent case of the Ministry of Justice v Parry the Employment Appeal Tribunal recently ruled that an employee should have been allowed to bring a solicitors with them to an internal disciplinary hearing which led to their dismissal because the effect of the dismissal meant they could no longer work as a District Probate Registrar. The court held that because of this Article 6 of the ECHR should have been engaged and she had been unfairly dismissed.