According to experts, Mozambique is now a country that is full of hope and is a slowly emerging economy even after difficult times. Two civil wars have ripped the country apart from the 80’s until its early 90s. Today, it has an industry and economy that thrives on tourism and coal mining.
Maputo is a cultural destination for many tourists, but its locals consider that their country is still undergoing a massive transformation. While their respective societies expect most Maputo and Mozambique women to stay at home to take care of their children, the modernized society of these countries have women who are train drivers, cab drivers and office personnel. Women are given the right to equally compete against men in terms of jobs and work.
Natural resources are the main source of economy for Mozambique. It’s rich vegetation, coal mines, minerals and culture has made it a worldwide hit. However it is for Maputo and Mozambique’s culture that entice most travellers. Maputo also has a diverse architecture and a history that can intrigue tourists to see the vacation spot.
Many people have excelled in creating delivery companies, advertisement agencies, job hunters, science, and industry, which contributes to the overall growth of the country. National treasures for culture and the arts are also being awarded; experts take this as a sign of Maputo and Mozambique’s achievement of economic stability and growth.
The UK insurance company Aviva recently announced that most of its car insurance holders are paying an extra £118 yearly due to the increasing number of fraudulent and exaggerated whiplash compensation claims. Young and new drivers are the ones bearing the brunt of the insurance payment rise.
It is not only Aviva, but the rest of the UK insurance industry, that loses millions of pounds because of fraudulent whiplash compensation claims. The Ministry of Justice and the UK government proposed to reduce the number of these fraud claims to encourage insurance companies to challenge suspicious claims and lower the insurance industry losses.
The MOJ announced that it would have the Small Claims Court pay out more than its normal £1000 claims payout to reach a ceiling of £5000. The MOJ and the government also plans to place a minimal speed limit for whiplash injuries and make it difficult for fraudulent claims to gain compensation through an independent medical board.
Aviva recommended that victims should consider going directly to their insurance companies to make a claim as it can effectively slash off £1.5 billion from the yearly expenses of insurance companies, bringing down the car insurance repayments by £60.
However, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers condemn these new guidelines, stating that victims are left vulnerable and become left out of the justice system. They also said that if victims directly made a claim to insurance companies, the insurance company can just offer a lump-sum repayment that is not enough for the victim’s compensation.