Pneumoconiosis etc (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 come into force

Implementation date: 1 April 2012

The Regulations increase the lump sum payable to an individual disabled by a disease to which the Pneumoconiosis etc (Workers’ Compensation) Act 1979 applies, or to persons who were dependants of the individual before he or she died, by 5.2%, rounded up or down to the nearest £1. The Regulations can be viewed on the UK legislation website.