Wednesday 24th Oct 2012
Former workers at the Phurnacite plant in Abercwmboi, Aberdare, South Wales have won a landmark victory at the High Court, paving the way for hundreds more former employees to claim compensation for lung cancer and potentially other industrial diseases. The court ruled workers were exposed to cancer-causing dust and fumes when working at the former British Coal coke plant - described by some at the time as the dirtiest factory in Europe.
Monday 1st Oct 2012
When a business falls into insolvency, does the stigma of being involved in a failed venture affect a reputation as much as it used to? And what position should credit controllers take when it comes to failed businesses restarting - especially under the same management leadership?
Tuesday 25th Sep 2012
Colemans-ctts have been awarded the Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year for London and the South East at the LFS Conveyancing Awards. The awards recognised Colemans-ctts as among the best conveyancing firms in the country and winners of best conveyancing solicitors in the London and South East 2012.
Tuesday 25th Sep 2012
From 1st October 2012 there are important changes to the national minimum wage limit every business should be aware of.
Friday 21st Sep 2012
With the intention of reducing late payments across the EU, this directive is likely to come into force next March. What is the new directive, what will it mean for businesses in the UK and wider Europe and will it work? We take a look at the implications.
Monday 10th Sep 2012
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week taking place 10th -16th September 2012. Gas Safety Week is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list of gas engineers who are legally allowed to work on your gas boiler, gas cooker and gas fire. Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances.
Monday 20th Aug 2012
Having previously looked at the best way of negotiating payment terms with clients and implementing payment terms so both you and the client understand the responsiblities, in this blog we give you some top tips on how to negotiate with a client over payment, covering the key areas to consider and some basic rules to follow when negotiating.
Thursday 9th Aug 2012
A judge has ordered the reinstatement of an employee following a "woeful and inadequate" investigation into misconduct. As well as reinstate him, the Birmingham Employment Tribunal Judge ordered that the dismissed Manager at a Worcester pub be paid more than £12,000 in compensation.
Tuesday 7th Aug 2012
Commercial agents are entitled to receive compensation after termination of the agency agreement. If you are a commercial agent and think you are entitled to compensation after a contract read our guide on how you can recover the money owed to you if the rules haven't been followed.
Monday 6th Aug 2012
How can you implement the terms of repayment rather than merely having them exist in the abstract? We look at the key elements of how you can develop a shared understanding of the terms between you and your client and how to best approach the terms of payment.