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Social Media Increasingly Important In PI Investigations

We’ve written a lot about the increasing use of social media over the past months, mostly about the upsides of faster, wider communication and the benefits it can bring. However, some legal firms are now advising clients to be careful how and when they use digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and personal blogs because their posts may be detrimental to their case. Continue reading

Regulatory Rate Rise

The MoJ has announced that most annual fees paid by CMCs for the year from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 will go up by 10 per cent, while the cap on total fees for bigger firms will rise by the same amount. The application fee, which last year rose from £950 to £1,400, will not be changed. But is this fair? Continue reading

Popcorn Lung Is No Joke

Whilst it may sound like a fun description, Popcorn Lung is a serious condition particularly affecting those working in popcorn and margarine manufacturing, cinemas and disturbingly, increasingly, individuals turning to e-cigarettes in an attempt to improve their health. Continue reading

Small Really Is Beautiful

Mahatma Gandhi once said: “A small body of determined spirits, fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission, can alter the course of history.” While the increasing appetite of smaller firms to take on personal injury work in the post-Jackson landscape may not be history altering, it does prove that there are no limits to what can be achieved if only the ambition and focus are there. Continue reading

Getting Under An Issue’s Skin

Industrial disease claims can be very complex and often difficult to prove without the right medical evidence. Dave Edmondson from our specialist operation, MLA, tells us his team is helping solicitors get hands on with dermatitis cases. Continue reading

Legal Pioneers Will Reap The Benefits

A new report from Lawyers on Demand argues that most law firms are not working much differently to the way they did in the 1950s. Dan Chesney reflects on how Speed Medical can help solicitors to become much more agile. Continue reading

Think Outside The Box

New research reveals that crashes are 11.6 times more likely to result in claims, per mile travelled, on 40mph roads than they are when motorists are travelling at speed on our motorways. We look at how ‘thinking outside the box’ can help your firm… Continue reading

Getting It Right First Time

We are celebrating yet again, this time for achieving the highly prestigious Investors In People accreditation. And for Speed, a truly aspirational organisation, it just had to be the GOLD standard! Continue reading

Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

Car registrations have hit record levels but motorists are still feeling the squeeze with high taxes, deep potholes and a go-slow proposed on the M1. Is there light at the end of the tunnel where premiums are concerned? Continue reading

Can You Be Too Smart?

Speed Medical MD Graham Pulford wonders just how far you can take technology as RocketLawyer UK is about to launch a new Twitter inspired advice service… Continue reading

 
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