March 30, 2012
John Spencer speaks to the Law Society Gazette on the government proposal to cap the fee for low-value road traffic claims handled through the RTA portal.
"Stage two of the portal requires up to five-and-a-half hours of work. Once the costs of running a business properly are taken out, there is nothing left from £300.
If you shave costs to these rates people will cut corners or not apply a professional approach. This does nothing to cut spurious claims - indeed it can only spread the risk of fraud."
Read the full article Fraud fears over RTA portal fee cap on the Law Society Gazette website