Tribunal Claim Insurance From £159 Annually

18th July 2017
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Insure Your Business Against Tribunal Claims

Although latest statistics show that tribunal claims have declined by 15%, there are still a very significant number of claims being made each year.  Did you know that a successful unfair dismissal claim against your business could cost you up to a maximum of £72,300.00 currently?  Could your business cope with facing such an award against it?

At Maples we can safeguard your business against employment tribunal claims for as little as £159.00 per annum with our Employment Guard Insurance.  The insurance covers not only the tribunal award against you but also your own legal costs.

The premium depends on a number of factors but mainly your annual wage roll.

To assist with cashflow the premiums can be paid in monthly instalments.

Daven Naghen head of our Employment Team commented as follows:-

“This is fantastic product for our clients and we already have a number of clients who enjoy the benefit of it.  I can offer you a free no obligation quotation so you can decide if it is right for your business.”

Our clients also think the product is excellent, and many have renewed their insurance policies again this year.

For example Susan Kennedy, managing director of SK Cleaning Limited has enjoyed the benefits of Employment Guard for around two years and says “My only regret is that I did not take up the Employment Guard Scheme earlier as this would have saved me years of worry, but at least now I have total piece of mind knowing that I have the scheme in place.”

If you want to discuss the possibility of your business getting insurance cover against employment tribunal claims, then please contact Daven Naghen on 01775 722261 or email daven.naghen@maplessolicitors.com or write to Dav at 23 New Road Spalding Lincolnshire PE11 1DH.


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How Banks are Cashing in on Wills

Recent headlines have reported how banks are now cashing in on Wills.

During the 1990s and early 2000s, banks offered customers low cost Wills (or sometimes even free Wills) but the small print allowed the bank to charge extortionate rates to act as Executors. It is reported that banks are expecting billions of pounds of revenue from their Will writing services and administering estates and in some cases their fees have been over £12,000 to administer an estate as they look to charge a fixed fee PLUS a percentage of the deceased’s wealth.

If you or a loved one has made a Will through a bank we would urge you to check who you have appointed as Executors and check any small print which you may have signed. If you are unsure then please speak with one of our lawyers in the Wills and Probate team who can look at your existing Will with you. It may be appropriate to make a new Will which revokes any previous Will you have made which could save your family thousands of pounds when your estate needs to be administered.

In the majority of cases, when someone has passed away we can provide the family with a quote of how much the legal fees will be so that there are no nasty surprises once the administration is complete.

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Testimonials

Gemma Mayer LLB

"I would highly recommend Maples Solicitors, especially Gemma Mayer, for any conveyancing work. The level of support and professionalism was excellent at all times. I also felt if I needed to ask or clarify anything that it was not an issue. Buying and selling a house is stressful enough, but Gemma helped me through it step by step."

Anita Toal LLB BA

"I think you are brilliant. You can use my comments above. You are efficient, friendly and quite clearly very good at what you do. Mainly you don’t leave people hanging around too long for." "So easy to talk to her and she understood what I wanted. She put me at ease and I cant thank her enough"

Daven Naghen LLB

"Daven provided an excellent service, from attending the first interview with me to the final court appearance. He filled me full of confidence that he would defend me to which he did and come out with an excellent outcome in view of my position that I had put myself in."

Faye Blair LLB

Faye was excellent, sensitive and acted very well to the time constraints we faced. Great service and dealt with compassion at such sad times made the process less painful very professional.

Jamie Dobbs ACILEx

Over the last forty years I have cause to deal with many law firms both in a personal and professional capacity, including some ‘top’ London Companies. In all of those dealings I have never found anyone as proactive and so willing to offer help and advice as Jamie Dobbs. During the last two years Jamie guided my parents through the completion of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Helped myself with the use of the LPA and recently dealing with Probate and Estate Administration following their death.

Mike Pepper MA

Mike Pepper gave us excellent advice. He was always most helpful and accommodating giving lucid explanations every step of the way. Thank you Mike.

Claire Smith FCILEx

Claire Smith has been amazing in every way. I highly recommend her and I am so grateful for all her help. She’s professional on all levels, reliable, extremely organised and I will be recommending her to everyone. I’m very lucky to have had her representing me and I can’t thank her enough. She is an asset to Maples. Thanks so much Claire!