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ASHE Update – Autumn 2016

The new ASHE dataset was published by the Office for National Statistics on 26th October 2016. For periodical payments agreed or awarded since the Thompstone group of cases, this dataset will dictate the level of claimants’ periodical payments for the next year. The hourly rates applicable to ASHE 6115, the Standard Occupational Codes relevant in most cases, […]

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Personal Injury Update – Autumn 2016

In this edition, directors at Nestor, Nick Leech and Andrew Sands, discuss the possible aftermath of Brexit regarding Periodical Payment Orders, John Husselbee of Liontrust dicusses investment strategy and, finally, Nestor’s Welfare Benefits Adviser, Phil Runciman, looks at recent changes to the benefit cap and whose benefit claims could be compromised. Download the Update Here

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ASHE Update – Winter 2014

The new ASHE dataset was published by the Office for National Statistics on 19th November 2014. For periodical payments agreed or awarded since the Thompstone group of cases, this dataset will dictate the level of claimants’ periodical payments for the next year. The hourly rates applicable to ASHE 6115, the Standard Occupational Code relevant in most cases, […]

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Brexit Comment

The biggest risk to any investor is abandoning a long-term strategy based on short-term anxiety. The historic decision by the people of the UK to leave the European Union has no precedent. It will take time for the UK to re-establish relationships with Europe and the rest of the world. Most of Nestor’s clients are […]

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Let’s talk about…fixed fees By Juliet Young, Medical Collation and Chronology Ltd

There has been a lot of social media speculation about the impact of fixed fees within the clinical negligence arena. Views are polarised. Some are very much opposed to the introduction of such a regime, whilst others have taken a more sanguine approach and hope that any changes will be positive. Out of all the speculation, the key concern in both camps is that the […]

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Personal Injury Trust Case Study

Jenny was injured in 2010. When her claim was settled in 2015 for £30,000 by way of compromise, Jenny had no savings and was receiving £100 per week Income Support, £50 per week Housing Benefit, and £15 per week Council Tax Benefit. Her damages would fall to be assessed as capital 52 weeks after first receipt of the award. The Concerns Apart […]

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