What the game changing reforms from the Spending Review mean in practice

While scrapping the original plans to cut tax credits may have grabbed most of the headlines in yesterday’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement from the Chancellor George Osborne, there can be little doubt where the main story lay for insurers.

In what has to be seen as a surprise development, the government has responded to a rising tide of complaints about the unacceptable practices which now form a large part of the current system for compensating victims with minor injuries from RTAs, by proposing two radical reforms.

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Simon Denyer


I am the Strategic Legal Development Partner within the Insurance team.