Recently, the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and the Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 were published in the UK. The regulations (in force from 31 March and 1 April 2015, respectively) increase the compensation payable where persons have been diagnosed with diffuse mesothelioma.