Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.
A sting in the tail of benefits reform: Universal Credit and the CRU
The significance of the implications of this for both claimants and compensators alike are becoming apparent.
Claims Management Companies (“CMCs”) – the regulatory dust settles
The new rules apply to CMCs and lead generators within the jurisdiction of England, Scotland, and Wales.
Judge finds fundamental dishonesty after woman exaggerates injury
North East Lincolnshire Council has successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a woman who attempted to claim in excess of…
Should employers get weighed down by new manual handling research?
A recent medical study casts doubt on long-established thinking on manual handling and employers' liability risks.
Thin red lines or clear blue water – the child protection labyrinth
Child protection is an issue both of paramount importance and complexity. Understandably, it is rarely out of the news.
Bogus injury claim against council ‘shot to pieces’ by social media
A cyclist, who attempted to sue Cheshire East Council for up to £140,000 by lying about an accident has had his case thrown out by a judge – after…