Compensation

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Government should pay compensation over bank holiday date change

Compensation needed over bank holiday change, says calendar maker

Compensation needed over bank holiday change, says calendar maker

The government should pay compensation for changing next year’s early May bank holiday date next year, a calendar maker has said.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Home Office apologises after email error

Home Office apologises after email error

Home Office apologises after email error

The Home Office has issued its second apology over a data protection blunder in less than a week.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Windrush compensation scheme will not bring back ‘stolen’ years

Windrush compensation scheme will not bring back ‘stolen’ years

Windrush compensation scheme will not bring back ‘stolen’ years

The Windrush Compensation Scheme was “welcomed” but will not bring back “the years that people have had stolen”, the CEO of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants has said.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Windrush compensation estimated to cost £200m

Windrush compensation estimated to cost £200m

Windrush compensation estimated to cost £200m

The home secretary has said that the current estimated cost of the Windrush Compensation Scheme was about £200 million.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected?

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected

Travel writer Adrian Mills has said that anyone affected by the drone sightings at Gatwick airport should keep all their receipts, even if it is being classed as an exceptional circumstance.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Ryanair faces action for refusing to compensate passengers disrupted by strikes

Ryanair faces action for refusing to compensate passengers disrupted by strikes

Ryanair faces action for refusing to compensate passengers disrupted by strikes

Ryanair is facing enforcement action by the airline regulator, after it refused to compensate passengers for disruption caused by staff taking strike action.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Woman paralysed after falling from 'faulty' bed during sex loses damages claim

Woman paralysed after falling from 'faulty' bed during sex loses damages claim

Woman paralysed after falling from 'faulty' bed during sex loses damages claim

A woman who was paralysed after being 'catapulted' from a bed she claims was faulty has lost her claim against the supplier

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Scout Association told the BBC the handling of the case was 'completely unacceptable'

Scout with autism handed compensation over supervision rules

Family of autistic Scout compensated

Autistic boy handed compensation by Scout Association

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Woman arrested for 'posing as Paris terror attack victim for compensation'

Woman arrested for 'posing as Paris terror attack victim for compensation'

Woman arrested for 'posing as Paris terror attack victim for compensation'

The woman is said to have been paid £22,250 after she claimed she was at the Bataclan concert venue

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

'People who make false sex abuse claims keep taxpayer-funded compensation'

People who make false sex abuse claims are keeping taxpayer-funded compensation, report claims

'People who make false sex abuse claims are keeping compensation - report

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority has been criticised for allegedly not taking money back from people who made false claims

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Berlin to pay woman nearly €7,000 for rejecting job application due to her headscarf

Berlin state ordered to pay woman nearly €7,000 for rejecting job application due to her headscarf

Berlin to pay compensation to woman for rejecting job application over headscarf

The woman was told during a job interview that she couldn't wear a headscarf at work

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

'The United Airlines passenger will have received more than £1 million in compensation', says PR agent

United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million, says PR agent

'United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million'

David Dao, the United Airlines passenger who was violently dragged from a flight, has received an undisclosed financial settlement

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Severely disabled man born from incestuous rape loses compensation fight

Severely disabled man born from incestuous rape loses compensation fight

Severely disabled man born from incestuous rape loses compensation fight

A man who has only been identified as Y was originally told he would be eligible for compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, however now he has lost that fight

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Prison crisis: 'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars'

Dangerous prisoners are receiving hundreds of pound in compensation due to delays in the parole process, even when they are turned down for early release