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By Spencers Solicitors

August 7, 2017  |  Kathleen Kilgarriff

Recent Changes in Discount Rate in Personal Injury Claims

On the 20th of March 2017, the Lord Chancellor reduced the ‘Discount Rate’ in Personal Injury claims from 2.5% to -0.75%. This may have been something you heard about and perhaps wondered about its significance. Well, for a severely injured person and their families, this change is immensely significant. [More]

August 4, 2017  |  Kathleen Kilgarriff

Headway UK – Brain Injury Identity Card

This new initiative contains a photo of the card holder, their name and a list of some of the symptoms of their brain injury, such as difficulties with speech and language, processing information or balance and mobility. [More]

July 28, 2017  |  Liam Kenealy

Employment Tribunal Fees Ruled To Be Unlawful

The Supreme Court has this week changed the landscape of employment law following their decision that making claimants pay fees to pursue employment law claims was unlawful. [More]

July 11, 2017  |  Kelly Pashley-Handford

Don’t be blind to Invisible Disabilities...

Under the Equality Act 2010, a disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment which “has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”. [More]

June 12, 2017  |  Louise Wright

Flip out for National Flip Flop Day!

Did you know that Flip Flops actually got their name from the sound they make against the ground when you walk? [More]

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