18th Feb 2019
New Anti-Terrorism Powers
The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 has completed its parliamentary journey and will, in the main, come in to effect over the next few months.
The Home Secretary...
13th Feb 2019
Pensions - Time to Rethink Corporate Responsibility
The government has published proposals to punish individuals who mishandle pension scheme management. Two new offences are proposed.
The first will ta...
24th Dec 2018
New legislation was introduced in 2016 banning the production, sale, distribution and supply of psychoactive substances. Within that legislation was a requirement for the government to re...
10th Dec 2018
Stop and Search
The power of the police to stop and search is currently in the media due to the rise in murders and serious crimes of violence involving the use of knives, particularly in London. A particular ar...
14th Nov 2018
Alexa – Witness for the Prosecution?
On 29th January 2017, Christine Sullivan and her housemate were found murdered in Farmington, New Hampshire. Their bodies were discovered by the house owner, De...
1st Oct 2018
Contempt of Court
The case of Tommy Robinson, or to give him his real name, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, has brought this issue into the public eye, but what is it all about?
What is contempt of court?