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  • 14 May 2018 2:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Britain’s financial watchdog faced sharp criticism on Wednesday from former small business owners who say they have been mistreated by big banks

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-banks-uk-smallbusinesses/victims-of-bank-fraud-criticise-britains-financial-watchdog-idUKKBN1IA2Y9

  • 14 May 2018 2:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Following a POCA hearing on at Liverpool Crown Court a former Police Officer with Lancashire Constabulary, was handed a £367,772.50 confiscation order.

    https://www.insurancefraudbureau.org/media-centre/news/2018/shamed-former-police-officer-ordered-to-pay-back-367-772-for-crimes/

  • 14 May 2018 2:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The failure of HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) to carry the support of lawyers for its ambitious modernisation plans has contributed to failing to meet its timetable, according to Parliament’s spending watchdog.


    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/court-modernisation-risks-unintended-consequences-says-national-audit-office


  • 07 May 2018 2:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The aim of the government’s £1bn court modernisation programme is to cut annual spending on the courts by £250m every year from 2022, with thousands of jobs to go, it has emerged.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/court-modernisation-project-aims-to-cut-annual-spending-by-250m-and-staff-by-40

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Prisoner-on-prisoner assaults up 11% and assaults on staff up 23% in 2017, MoJ figures show


    https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/26/prison-violence-in-england-and-wales-hits-record-levels?CMP=share_btn_tw


  • 30 Apr 2018 12:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Cabinet Office has awarded the contract for data matching in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) to incumbent service provider Synectics Solutions.

    http://www.ukauthority.com/data4good/entry/8137/synectics-retains-national-fraud-initiative-role

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More and more complex digital data is being used in court cases. But the growing pile of digital evidence is straining the resources of investigators

    http://www.wired.co.uk/article/uk-police-courts-data-justice-trials-digital-evidence-rape-cases-cps

  • 22 Apr 2018 11:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Northern Ireland’s Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF) has secured its first civil recovery order.


    http://www.policeprofessional.com/news.aspx?id=32016


  • 15 Apr 2018 8:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The average length of custodial sentences for tax fraud has increased by 25 per cent to just over four years, as the government clamps down on tax evasion.

    http://www.cityam.com/283573/average-prison-sentence-tax-fraud-rises-four-years

  • 15 Apr 2018 8:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd announces a multi-million pound commitment to tackle those who use the anonymity of the online space for illegal activities.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/home-secretary-speech-on-law-enforcement-crackdown-on-dark-web

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