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Walkthrough is Key for NIHL Clients

Running an industrial deafness case is an extensive exercise in evidence-collection. NIHL lawyers will be all too aware of time-consuming defendant and insurer searches, obtaining crucial medical records and long turnarounds for HMRC employment records. Continue reading

Raised Awareness For VWF

Thousands of people each year are affected by the pain and discomfort of vibration white finger (VWF) – an industrial injury affecting nerves, joints and muscles in the hand. Continue reading

With Age Comes Wisdom

A recent multi-industry study by MetLife Employee Benefits found that almost a third of employers believed their staff would struggle to work in their current roles past traditional retirement ages. The survey also revealed that more than one in ten firms nationwide had a distinctly negative attitude to older workers believing, for instance, that older workers would take more time off because of their health. Continue reading

E-asy Does It

There is a general perception around the world that although the UK is a hotbed of innovative and entrepreneurial talent – home to the creator of the internet no less – it often lags behind when it comes to the introduction and exploitation of new technologies. Rather than being early adopters, we wait a while before we begin to benefit from the systems and software others have been using to their advantage for some time. Continue reading

MLA Relaunch Website

Industrial disease specialists MLA have revamped their company website with a fresh look and feel, including an impressive new brand identity. Continue reading

Introducing Insignia Direct

We are proud to announce the launch of Insignia Direct, an online digital signature solution for the PI industry. Continue reading

MLA Move to Proclaim Platform

Following many years of successfully delivering services via several iterations of bespoke systems, MLA have now moved their operation onto the popular PI case management system Proclaim. Continue reading

Deep Potholes Require Deep Pockets

In 2013, councils in England and Wales paid out £23m for accidents involving road users and the ubiquitous pothole – with problem potholes estimated to cause as many as 1 in 10 mechanical failures on UK roads, costing motorists an estimated £730 million in repairs every year. Besides the widespread annoyance they cause, potholes lead to hundreds of accidents each year with some roads seemingly in need of continual repair. Continue reading

Engaging The Workforce

Creating an environment where employees are motivated and genuinely want to deliver outstanding results, where they really care about their colleagues and doing a good job, is essential if you are to deliver truly outstanding customer service. Continue reading

Are Fixed Fees False Economy?

You can’t fail to have noticed August’s announcements by Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, when he introduced a new cap on reporting costs and further rules relating to the production of medical evidence where whiplash is concerned. Continue reading

 
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