What has been done to protect 600,000 people injured at work each year?

In 2016, the Health & Safety Executive reported that there had been 621,000 non-fatal injuries to workers. According to that same report, only around 12% of accidents were officially reported (under RIDDOR) by the employer. From this data, we can calculate that around 8,000 non-fatal injuries at work occur each year in Suffolk alone (the HSE regional data […]

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Insurer-led personal injury reforms certainly have been strong & stable

Let us compare the contradictions between the insurance industry’s position on the discount rate and on ‘whiplash’ reforms. The discount rate is the rate used to calculate future loss in personal injury cases. It was recently reduced significantly from 2.5% to -0.75%. The reduction will have the effect of substantially increasing the value of personal injury awards, especially where […]

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