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Business Law

Seek the highest possible negligence compensation award

13th October 2011
A top quality professional negligence lawyer will know that his or her clients deserve the highest possible negligence compensation award. Itís never pleasant to discover that a trusted professional has made a major error, of course, because we tend to pl...
Author: Law
Accident claims

Accident Claims

12th August 2011
The first point, when picking an accident claims company to handle your non fault accident claims, is to consider whether you will affect your no claims bonus, or has to pay policy excess. Easigo file your accident claims directly with the other insurers....
Author: Asadt1
Law

Mounting a Successful Negligence Claim

14th January 2011
Mounting a Successful Negligence Claim A successful negligence claim can lead to a sizeable compensation award in many cases, depending on the damages suffered. A negligence claim can be brought against professionals in many sectors, including those wh...
Author: Wells
Legal

Unfair Dismissal - A Simple Guide

21st April 2010
If an employee thinks that they have been unfairly dismissed by their employer, they must have had at least one year's employment to be able to make a claim for unfair dismissal. Firstly, the employee must establish that they have been dismissed, then it ...
Author: Tim Bishop
Legal

Importance of RR65 Race Relations Act Questionnaire demonstrated by Banco Santander Group

31st July 2009
The importance of the Race Relations Act Questionnaire RR65 is highlighted by the high-profile Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006) UK legal case, where the Employment Tribunal made a finding of race discrimination, which subsequently led to the ...
Author: Simon King
Legal

Suing Your Employer: The Uphill Battle

04th July 2009
The intense struggle employees, who have suffered employment related discrimination, can expect to experience when challenging a powerful employer is somewhat illustrated by the high-profile legal case Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006). The Em...
Author: Simon King
Legal

Appeal Stages and Court Structure in Employment Disputes

23rd June 2009
The high-profile Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins [2006] legal case, where the Employment Tribunal's verdict of race discrimination led to the record £2.8 million compensation award, is due to be heard by the Court of Appeal next month (July 2009)....
Author: Simon King
Legal

Inappropriate Redundancy Selection Criteria

01st May 2009
Employers intending to make redundancies can find themselves exposed to unfair dismissal or, more seriously, discrimination claims if they fail to take proper care in the selection of the specific employees to dismiss. Selecting an employee for redundancy...
Author: Simon King
Legal

Leg Amputation Compensation - Typical Compensation Claim Figures

29th April 2009
Adapting to life after an amputation can be a very difficult process; you might require specialist help, such as training on the use of an artificial limb, or assistance with tasks such as getting washed and dressed each day. These costs will be recovered...
Author: Neil Worrall - Camps Solicitors