Legal representation and indemnity (LRI) package

MDDUS practice schemes can enjoy an enhanced HR and employment law support package that provides a number of benefits.

Legal support and representation

This includes payment of legal costs from our external partners who are leading UK employment law specialists with expertise in:

  • Complex grievances
  • Disciplinary issues where dismissal is a possible outcome
  • Mediation
  • Discrimination, harassment and bullying
  • Absence and capability issues, for example, where the employee may be considered disabled under the Disability Discrimination Act
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Compromise agreements
  • Employment tribunal complaints

Payment of employment tribunal awards

In cases where an employee is awarded financial compensation, following representation of a practice by our legal partners, the award will be met on the practice's behalf by MDDUS. This would provide members with a significant saving considering disability claimants have been awarded in excess of £200,000.

Note that all GP/GDPs employers within the group practice scheme must be a member of the MDDUS to qualify for this support.

Read our FAQs for more information and Part 6 of the MDDUS Membership Agreement for full terms and conditions.

Annual subscription

The annual subscription for this package is based on the patient list size of the practice.

 

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If your practice list size exceeds 22,500 please contact our membership services department on 0333 043 0000.

How to register

The MDDUS group scheme administrator, usually the practice manager, should download and return the LRI application form and await confirmation of registration. If you require further information call our membership services department on 0333 043 0000 or email membership@mddus.com