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Unions Lead Calls For Enhanced Scanning

The Union of Democratic Mineworkers (UDM) is lobbying Government to help former colliery workers manage their health by ensuring they have access to regular CT scans. Continue reading

Getting To Know… Katie Lynch, Clinical Negligence Team Leader

Katie, who has been with Speed for almost a year now, has taken some time out of her busy day to share a few of her thoughts with us this month as we kick off a series of quick fire interviews designed to help you get to know the team here at Speed a little better. Continue reading

Courts Braced For More Clinical Negligence Claims

We all know that, nationwide, as the NHS tries to cope with staff shortages and budget deficits, hospitals are feeling the pressure. Accident and Emergency departments are suffering from a growing number of complaints and even temporary closures. Continue reading

Ghost Broker Convicted

Hojjat Nickhoo, a London-based insurance fraudster, was sentenced to 21 months in prison, suspended for two years, at the end of last month, after being convicted of attempting to defraud 25 insurance companies of over £39,000 between 2010 and 2012. Continue reading

Latest Statistics Show Rise In Road Casualties

Road safety was under the spotlight again at the end of last month when the Government released its latest figures relating to the number of people killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads. In the year ending March 2016, 1,780 people were killed with a further 22,830 seriously injured which means there’s been an increase of 1.9% on the previous year’s total casualty figure of 22,404. Continue reading

Lingering Holiday Reminders

With many summer holidays now over for another year, what better time to reflect on those cherished memories burned into the memory banks or captured on one digital device or another? Prompted by hearing a tune on the car stereo, a recently changed profile picture on social media sites, the smell of exotic food as we pass by a restaurant or even a balmy Autumn evening that means we can sit out late into the night enjoying a drink with friends, nothing makes us smile more than re-living a favourite holiday memory. Continue reading

Management Industry Shrinks By Almost Half

Published at the end of last month, the annual industrywide claims management report, prepared by the Ministry of Justice, has highlighted a decline in the overall turnover for CMCs of all types with the turnover for personal injury CMCs in particular falling by a third. Continue reading

Unwelcome Holiday Memories

For most of us, returning from a summer vacation is a bittersweet experience. We’re sad to leave our temporary escape but glad to be getting back to our own bed. Sad to be returning to work (and that dreaded stack of emails) but warmed by fond memories of our holidays abroad, motivated to work hard so that we can book our next adventure. Continue reading

Think Video!

A simple internet search will show you just how popular video is online these days. Not only will the vast majority of most popular websites contain video content but comment and analysis on the importance of the promotional tool will fill your screens. The statistics are everywhere, and given the boom in video content over the last 12 months, it’s not surprising there’s so much hype. Continue reading

Don’t Get Burnt!

No, it’s not a health warning ahead of a tropical heatwave that’s coming – chance would be a fine thing – but it’s the central theme of our most recent campaign promoting effective protection; preventing you from suffering over promised and under delivered medical reporting. Continue reading

 
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