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  • 21 Oct 2019 2:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Ministry of Justice has provided an unsatisfactory response to a Freedom of Information Act request on how the figures for the new whiplash damages tariff were calculated, lawyers have claimed.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/lawyers-attack-governments-foi-response-on-whiplash-tariff


  • 21 Oct 2019 12:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Do you remember the fallout from the Panama Papers? Do you remember HMRC’s response pledging to prosecute 100 wealthy individuals and corporates per year by 2020? Do you remember the new corporate offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion announced with much fanfare as part of the Criminal Finance Act 2017?


    https://www.kingsleynapley.co.uk/insights/blogs/criminal-law-blog/the-corporate-offence-of-failure-to-prevent-the-facilitation-of-tax-evasion-two-years-on


  • 21 Oct 2019 12:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A senior finance manager convicted of fraud must repay £220,000 or face another three years in jail, a judge has ruled.

    https://www.hsj.co.uk/finance-and-efficiency/finance-manager-jailed-for-fraud-must-repay-220000/7026091.article#.XaL7n7L1YZM.twitter


  • 12 Oct 2019 11:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The first ever auction of bitcoin as the result of an instruction by a UK police force has secured more than £240,000 to be reinvested in the prevention of crime.

    https://ersou.police.uk/news/2019/09/30/bitcoin-criminal-auction-sep2019/


  • 12 Oct 2019 10:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The new General guideline for sentencing offences that do not have a specific sentencing guideline, published by the Sentencing Council, now in force in all courts across E&W

    https://twitter.com/MFF_Forum

  • 12 Oct 2019 10:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    MPs and others are wrong to say that the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) budget has fallen by 40% since 2010, new justice minister Chris Philp said last week.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/cuts-to-moj-budget-have-been-exaggerated


  • 12 Oct 2019 9:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) urges members of the public who lost money in an unauthorised scheme called the Churchgate Trading Syndicate and who may be eligible to receive some of their money back, to get in contact with the FCA.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-urges-victims-churchgate-trading-syndicate-get-in-touch


  • 06 Oct 2019 11:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HM Courts & Tribunals Services (HMCTS) must collect data on vulnerable users of online courts, on matters such as age, disability, race and sexual orientation, a report by the Legal Education Foundation (LEF) has said.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/hmcts-must-collect-user-data-to-ensure-digital-courts-work


  • 06 Oct 2019 8:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Serious criminals will face "tougher" jail sentences, the government has said.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49886053

  • 23 Sep 2019 7:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A jailed airport parking boss who swindled almost half a million pounds from the tax man must repay almost £300,000 or face another three years behind bars.

    https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2019-09-17/airport-meet-and-greet-parking-crook-ordered-to-repay-almost-300-000-or-face-further-jail-sentence/

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