Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC response to publication of GMP report on Rochdale child sexual exploitation – (IPCC to investigate allegations of historic corruption relating to child sexual abuse in the Metropolitan ~ IPCC:  Managed investigation into former deputy Police & Crime Commissioner for Lancashire concluded)

HMRC:  New criminal offences in clampdown on tax evasion

WAG:  £23,000 to tackle Hate Crime in Wales

FCA confirms approach for financial promotions in social media – (FCA confirms approach to improving responsibility and accountability in the banking sector ~ FCA bans former Rabobank trader following LIBOR fraud conviction)

CMA:  CAT dismisses AXA PPP appeal – (CCMA publishes final motor insurance order ~ CMA:  Companies fined over £775,000 in CMA investigation into advertising of agents’ fees ~ Senior management changes at CMA)

FSCS:  Haven Credit Union declared in default

NCA & MPS dismantle 28 tonne cannabis conspiracy – (Most Wanted: The hunt is on for 10 fugitives on-the-run in Spain ~ NCA:  Mortgage fraudster loses £4.1m property empire)

CIPD research reveals that employers are divided on employment tribunal fees as cases drop by 70%

ICO warns financial call centre to stop sending pension texts – (ICO:  Consumers concerned about how their personal details are shared, survey shows ~ ICO calls for greater transparency around government outsourcing)

Cabinet Office:  New legislation opens up UK Government business to Wales as £11.4bn spent with SMEs

ScotGov:  Blue badge abuse clampdown ahead of legislation change – (ScotGov:  Modernising Fatal Accident Inquiry process)

WAG:  Bill to shape Wales’s future for next generation set to become law

DWP:  Supreme Court finds in favour of benefit cap

Insolvency Service:  Eco con wound up in the High Court – (Glasgow property tycoon and son banned as a directors for 10-and-a-half years)

Ofgem:  SSE to pay £100,000 to Energy Action Scotland over constraint payments – (Ofgem takes action after generator UK Capacity Reserve submitted inaccurate information as part of capacity auction)

CIVITAS:  The UK courts are on an 'expansionist binge' which must be checked

Law Commission:  Supporting charities with better law

MoJ:  New social impact bonds to support public services

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