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August 2012

LEGAL SECTOR NEWS ROUNDUP

In our paper review this month, the Solicitors Regulation Authority tells the Telegraph why the referral fee ban won’t work, while one barrister suggests the 10% damages uplift in Jackson will get ‘lost in the wash’.

INSURANCE SECTOR NEWS ROUNDUP

This month’s insurance stories include the sad tale of an unsuccessful £5m catastrophic personal injury claim for ‘welly wanging’ while we also bring you news on the sobering topic of a discount rate review.

PREMEXCHANGE – SIMON MARGOLIS

This month we speak with the Premex Group chief executive, about his new role as chairman of the Association of Medical Reporting Organisations and the challenges facing customers in 2013.

A HOY! PREMEX BACK IN THE SADDLE

Premex joined the cycling craze this month with a charity ride from our Bolton HQ to Glaysiers Solicitors’ Manchester City Centre home for the I Love Claims “Great Big Charity Challenge”.

HAVE YOU HEARD?

Professor Mark E Lutman is one of the UK’s foremost experts in the field of noise induced hearing loss. Premextra talks to him about why this remains a relevant injury class today