From 29 July 2022, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will start regulating the pre-paid funeral plan sector. Anyone that intends to continue providing, or selling, pre-paid funeral plans from this … [Read more...] about FCA to regulate pre-paid funeral plan sector
Wednesday 18th August saw confirmation from court that the first consumer group class action claim in the UK – Merricks v Mastercard – could proceed to trial, on the basis that a suitable undertaking … [Read more...] about Strong step forward for litigation funding in the class action arena
Earlier this week, British Airways (BA) settled a legal claim brought by some of the 420,000 people affected by a major 2018 data breach. The BA compensation claim is known to be the largest … [Read more...] about British Airways data breach compensation claim settled
Further details about the New Homes Ombudsman have been published by the Government in the Building Safety Bill. While much of the focus will be on the fire safety elements of the Government's … [Read more...] about What powers will the New Homes Ombudsman have against developers?
The Government has announced its intention to extend the limitation period to 15 years for homeowners in respect of claims for poor workmanship. The Housing Secretary, Mr Jenrick, speaking to BBC … [Read more...] about Homeowners to be allowed extra time to claim against contractors – with retrospective effect
This week, the UK Government announced a new subsidy control system that will provide financial aid to UK businesses following Brexit. Contrary to the rhetoric, under the EU's State aid regime, … [Read more...] about UK Government launches new subsidy control system to support UK businesses after Brexit