In March 2019, the findings of an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) uncovered concerning evidence of widespread unclear and excessive car finance costs, affecting millions of UK drivers. Even more shocking is the discovery that the secret commission methods were used on what is commonly represented to be the most cost-effective way of buying a car.
Among those riding through the winter towards British summertime are the Bott Cycle Team, a group of five past and present national and international champions from Lancashire/Greater Manchester.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 and women athletes, Bott and Co have had a virtual sit down with Julie Harrison, member of the Bott Cycle Team, wife, mum, gran and two-time triathlete with 46 Ironman finishes since 1996.
The Ministry of Justice seems keen to press on with its plans for reforming the claims process for low value road traffic accident claims this year. Announcing a one-month delay, the changes will come into effect in May 2021.
As the new year draws in and we get ready to say goodbye to a turbulent year, Brexit is on the horizon. So, what…
Cycling during lockdown provided safer, practical and physical benefits for many. A sharp rise in sales left retailers struggling to meet demand and at…
In 2019, Manchester law firm Bott and Co teamed up with The University of Manchester to launch a ground breaking artificial intelligence (AI) project as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
The coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on people’s ability to get out and about due to lockdown and cycling has been one…
On Tuesday 21 April 2020, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the UK Government announced that it has decided to delay the implementation of the whiplash…
At a time when the list of activities we can’t do as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is hugely restrictive, we’d like to put forward an argument in favour of safe cycling, for the benefit of people’s physical and mental health.
After Storm Ciara finally looks to be calming down, the Met Office has warned the UK to brace itself for the next storm, Dennis, which could cause further disruption to air travel. Bott and Co advises passengers about their rights.
With our first claim under EU Regulation 261/2004 settled in 2013, Bott and Co has hit a big milestone; settling the 200,000th flight delay claim. With successful Supreme Court rulings and over £67m claimed, we’re the UK’s most trusted source on flight delay compensation.
Bott and Co has unveiled another airline tactic: airlines often state that a flight delay lasted 2 hours 59 minutes, which is often a “get out of jail free” card, as this length of delay means they aren’t legally obliged to pay out.
Bott and Co conducted research to find out exactly how many flight delay claims airlines are refusing to pay out, leading the law firm to resort to issuing court proceedings, and even bailiff action.
Davis Vilums, the Latvian cyclist that navigated every street in central London in his quest to feel like a true Londoner, has shared his top road and cycle safety tips with Bott and Co. This coincides with Brake charity’s Road Safety Week.
Lufthansa cabin crew commenced a 48 hour strike over their pay and working conditions. In total, 180,000 passengers are affected due to the cancellation of 1,300 flights. Bott and Co’s Coby Benson advises that they could be owed up to 600 Euros in flight delay compensation.
Bott and Co welcomes a Northern Ireland ruling not to overturn a dangerous driving conviction to the lesser offence of careless driving following the very close pass of club cyclists. There is an urgent need for case law on the subject of close passes.
Travelling without limits should be possible for everyone, whether able bodied or not. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. It’s paramount that people with reduced mobility aren’t discouraged from booking a holiday, and it’s equally important that should the worst happen, holidaymakers are aware of their rights.
A damning Financial Conduct Authority report has found that Brits overspend by a combined total of £1.2bn on their house and car insurance policies with more than one in ten people paying “very high” prices for their insurance.
Bott and Co has conducted the UK’s largest ever passenger survey by a law firm, with shocking results. The overarching theme of participants’ answers is that the airlines continue to pull the wool over passengers’ eyes to get out of paying due flight delay compensation.
Thomas Cook is the latest airline in a long list to have gone bump, leading thousands of passengers wondering what their rights are, and what stages to take next. We outline what to do if you ever find yourself in this situation.
Consumer rights law firm Bott and Co helps lady injured after a horrendous fall at a Waitrose zebra crossing receive £4,500, 100 times the compensation originally offered to her.