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, November 17, 2017
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: https://hettleandrews.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Acid-attack-guidelines-pdf.pdf
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: https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/make-sprinkler-systems-compulsory-schools-fire-chiefs-urge
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
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