Friday, November 17, 2017

Ogden compensation rate under review

Friday, November 17, 2017|

The Lord Chancellor has announced a further proposed change to the Ogden rate legislation to amend the rate from what is -0.75 % to between 0 and 1% under new draft legislation. The rate is used to adjust compensation awards for victims of serious personal injury, according to the amount they can expect to earn

Friday, October 27, 2017

New acid attack guidelines for Schools and Colleges

Friday, October 27, 2017|

Last month NHS England along with the British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) issued new guidance for first aid and the treatment of acid attacks. To read more about the new guidelines see the following link: 

Calls for sprinkler systems to be fitted in Schools

Thursday, October 26, 2017|

The National Fire Chiefs Council have called for all new and refurbished schools in England to have a sprinkler system fitted. These systems are already mandatory in new schools in Wales and Scotland. To read the full article click on the following link:

The Educate Forum

Wednesday, October 25, 2017|

Hettle Andrews are delighted to be attending The Educate Forum on 6th and 7th November at the Forest of Arden Hotel Warwickshire. We look forward to meeting with some of our clients and also will be exhibiting our Education products on stand, we hope to see you there. Jock Brindley, Head of Education practice.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ogden Discount Rate Consultation

Tuesday, August 8, 2017|

The U.K. government said on Friday it has delayed revealing its position on the discount rate used to calculate compensation payments for personal injury claims, and has declined to say when it will publish its response. The Ministry of Justice had been due to publish its response to an industry consultation on the cut to