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As the political negotiations between the UK and EU unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest Brexit developments and what they mean for you and your business.
As one of the largest studies on attitudes towards autonomous vehicles to date, our new report explores public support across the globe and insights from key industry leaders.
British people are the least supportive nation in their attitude towards driverless cars, or indeed any form of autonomous vehicle (AV), according to a study across six territories (United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong).
The results of the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commissions’ joint preliminary consultation into the safe regulation of autonomous vehicles (AVs), echo the importance of manufacturers working collaboratively with government and insurers on data management in the new driverless vehicles environment.
As the Conservative Party leadership contest plays out before us, the political mood around the country appears to be worsening. Our politics is becoming more polarised as Brexit reshapes the traditional left/right party lines. It presents unique tests for political incumbents and new challengers alike.
A summary of key developments including the Law Commission’s response to the AV consultation, government plans to regulate the fourth industrial revolution, the extension of the fixed recoverable cost regime, an update on the discount rate in Scotland, insurer reporting provisions and an awaited appeal to decide the extent of an employers’ liability for their employees actions.
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. As a new era of transport continues to unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest developments and what they mean for you and your business.
Kennedys urges government to stamp out risk of claimants “playing the system” in new fixed-costs world
We have welcomed government plans to expand the use of fixed recoverable costs (FRCs) in litigation, but warned that more needs to be done to stop claimants and their lawyers playing the new system.
Verity Ross, motor claims handler for Zurich, was recently crowned winner of Claims Apprentice 2019 by Senior Partner Nick Thomas. In the below Q&A, Insurance Post and Nick caught up with Verity to discuss how she met the challenge, what the experience has taught her now and moving forward in her career.
A summary of key developments including an update on the Civil Liability Act 2018 and the whiplash reforms, LASPO review, the proposed extension of fixed recoverable costs, autonomous vehicles, next steps in the review of the Motor Insurance Directive and amendments to the domestic statutory framework for compulsory motor insurance in the event of a no deal Brexit.