I have reservations about posting lawyers information for several reasons. (I am not connected in any way with these individuals or solicitors)
However I think this is vital information, and if this is correct then there is no reason for more apologies not to be given. I think an apology is important and can be part of the healing process for victims and survivors. Previously I had thought an apology is not given for legal reasons, however this article makes it clear this is erroneous.
“The significance of an apology is, at present, overshadowed by an unfounded fear that it will be seen as an admission of guilt, that the individuals making the apology may incriminate themselves and this will lead to litigation.
But this is baseless. The Compensation Act 2006 states explicitly that an apology on its own will not amount to “an admission of negligence or breach of…
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