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  • 23 Jul 2018 4:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the 12 months to March, 443,000 crimes resulted in a charge or summons out of 4.6 million offences - the lowest detection rate since 2015.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44884113

  • 15 Jul 2018 11:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Prosecutors need to perform their vital public function correctly at the start of the case and cannot expect a serious error of this sort to be rectified on appeal.

    https://www.corkerbinning.com/a-thief-is-not-necessarily-a-fraudster-a-fraudster-is-not-necessarily-a-thief/

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) admitted to overcharging court users for certain types of cases, and is to both reduce those fees and refund about £9m to litigants who have overpaid.

    https://www.litigationfutures.com/news/ministry-of-justice-admits-to-widespread-court-fee-overcharging

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Industry experts will join forces to help boost the UK’s Law Tech industry in a new government-backed initiative, Lord Chancellor David Gauke announced

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lord-chancellor-announces-new-panel-to-boost-law-tech-industry

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new courts centre specifically designed to tackle fraud and cybercrime is to be constructed in the heart of legal London.

    https://www.legalcheek.com/2018/07/london-mega-court-to-fight-fraud-and-cybercrime-given-go-ahead/

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A report from the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies warns of the "stigma" felt by elderly people about being cheated, including online scams.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/education-44629881

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Civil Liability Bill completed its passage through the House of Lords yesterday with Labour saying that it would continue to oppose increases in the small claims limit for personal injury cases.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/labour-pledges-small-claims-limit-fight-as-civil-liability-bill-moves-to-commons

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Taking up his role on 1 August 2018, Sir Nicholas will join the other Commissioners in their independent work reforming the law to make it simple, modern and fair.


    https://www.lawcom.gov.uk/mr-justice-green-appointed-chair-of-the-law-commission/


  • 24 Jun 2018 11:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This year’s national Neighbourhood Watch week has been marked by the creation of a new page on the website - www.ourwatch.org.uk/crimes - which contains new and important information on crimes and modern issues that cause such significant harm in our communities.


    https://www.worthingherald.co.uk/news/opinion/tim-drew-supporting-vulnerable-victims-of-fraud-1-8540664

  • 24 Jun 2018 11:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The ECVCU is a team of specialist advocates working within the City of London Police supporting vulnerable people who have fallen victim to fraud and cybercrime, with the aim being to make them feel safer and reduce the possibility of them becoming a repeat victim.


    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/support-and-prevention-economic-crime-victim-care-unit

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