In the News (Archive)

IPCC publishes report from investigation into allegations against Durham PCC – (IPCC to oversee a further 12 cases of alleged historical corruption within the Metropolitan Police ~ IPCC identifies failings in Wiltshire Police complaints handling ~ IPCC investigation into the death of Mitchell Rodgers finds no case to answer for officers)

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary:  Firearms licensing missing the mark

BIS:  New reforms will tackle the ‘endless’ threat of strike action – (FDA:  Lack of trade union membership is costing the economy billions, finds new study ~ FDA:  FDA condemns Government’s ‘hypocrisy in its most brutal and blatant form’ in denying unions statutory electronic balloting ~ Campaign against Trade Union Bill far from over, says TUC)

Electoral Commission concludes two enforcement cases

ICO:  Cold calling company fined for marketing products designed to block its own cold calls

CMA:  Director sentenced to 6 months for criminal cartel – (CMA encourages competitive markets with new policy guidelines ~ CMA closes hotel online booking investigation ~ CMA clears Surrey hospitals merger)

NCA:  Appeal to trace suspect over drug smuggling attempt

Law Commission:  Tightening the payout rules for business insurance

FSCS:  The Rainbow Credit Union declared in default ~ The Rainbow Credit Union payments in the post

Insolvency Service:  Modernising & strengthening insolvency processes – (IS:  15 year disqualification order for director of land banking company which took advantage of vulnerable people ~ IS:  Government response to report into closure of City Link)

ScotGov:  Trade union bill an “attack on workers” – (ScotGov:  Action to reduce reoffending ~ ScotGov:  Proposals will discriminate against migrants)

WAG:  Countdown to ban on smoking in cars with children begins

MMO - Master & Owner fined £47,410.50 for fisheries offences

FDA:  Crown Prosecution Service needs sustainable levels of funding to meet demands placed upon it

Home Office:  New measures will make it tougher than ever before to live illegally in the UK

EHRC:  College of Policing and Commission announce new police training for stop & search