Article 50: navigating the Brexit roadmap begins
29 March 2017
After a rollercoaster period filled with debate, deliberation and even the intervention of the Supreme Court, the government has today formally commenced the UK’s exit from the EU with the triggering of Article 50. Today’s notification has been a formality since the Article 50 Bill received Royal Assent earlier this month, and the Prime Minister’s statement to parliament along with her letter to the President of the EU Council, Donald Tusk, provided little new information.
Article 50: Supreme Court rules against the government
24 January 2017
The Supreme Court has ruled by a majority of eight to three that the government cannot use Royal Prerogative to trigger Article 50. Instead, it must pass a bill through the House of Commons and House of Lords. The decision was, in many ways, not a surprise, and the government had reportedly been planning for the losing outcome, for some weeks, beginning the early stages of preparing a bill for introduction in the Commons.
Brexit: the roadmap ahead
04 January 2017
We were delighted to present the views of the insurance industry at the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Insurance and Financial Services last month.
Catastrophic injury cases: the road to effective rehabilitation management
01 December 2016
Rehabilitation is now a well-established part of serious injury claims handling. Whilst a collaborative process is still the desired gold standard, the reality is that various opportunist behaviours have developed as parties have sought to exploit rehabilitation for claim purposes.
An about-turn on whiplash reforms?
13 October 2016
While there still appears to be no formal announcement from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), many sources are reporting that the proposed whiplash consultation including the small claims limit review has been shelved.
Brexit: the insurers speak
27 May 2016
In preparing our insights report on the EU Referendum, we undertook a series of in-depth interviews with senior executives in the insurance sector.