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Injury Lawyers Aim for Greater Balance in Bereavement Pay Outs

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The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) have called for the fixed bereavement rates in England and Scotland to be abolished or at least increased. The current fixed pay out for bereavements is £12,980 without the merits of individual cases being taken into account. APIL are hoping that the new regulations and standards would align […]

How to Reduce Accidents in the Workplace

Prevention is the name of the game when it comes to reducing accidents in the workplace. Although there are many ways to prevent accidents at your place of business, consistency in precaution is key. Everybody has a right to work in a safe environment and you must make sure that your employer has taken steps […]

Top ten Health and Safety Hazards in the Workplace

Whether you’re working in a crèche or a nuclear power plant, all workplaces have their potential hazardous pitfalls. Some are hidden, some more obvious. Below, we’ve collated the top ten health and safety hazards in the workplace below. Communicable diseases. The spread of colds and flu is the most common health hazard in the workplace. […]

No win no fee solicitors explained

“No win no fee” is a form of Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) that has become popular in the past 10 years due to the abolishment of legal aid systems in personal injury claims. As a result, people who cannot afford representation or those without insurance to cover it have started to use no win no […]

Accidents at work, what are your rights?

Health and safety law has been enforced from as far back as 1937, making sure that workers can do their job in safe environments. There are over 120,000 cases of work-related injury in the UK every year, costing the British economy roughly £15bn a year. For both workers and employers, it’s essential you know your […]

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