Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC investigating police contact with man in Hackney before he died – (IPCC publishes findings into Met Police’s missing persons investigation of Saima Ahmed ~ IPCC findings following Richard Davies inquest conclusion ~ IPCC publishes figures on deaths during or following police contact for 2016/17 ~ IPCC:  Deaths in police custody stable but sharp increase in pursuit-related deaths & fatal shootings figures show ~ IPCC make referral to CPS in Police Federation investigation ~ IPCC:  Update following death of Rashan Charles in Hackney ~ IPCC:  Merseyside Police officer jailed for perverting the course of justice & forgery ~ IPCC:  Witnesses sought following police collision in Ipswich)

CLG:  Crackdown on unfair leasehold practices

BEIS:  Government announces additional support for social care providers

DfT:  Drones to be registered and users to sit safety tests under new government rules

LC: Welsh government makes move towards clearer, simpler law – (LC: Technical consultation to simplify sentencing launched ~ Sentencing Council:  LC's proposals to simplify sentencing - Council response)

ScotGov:  Tenants & landlords to benefit from new regulations

Food Standards Agency: Businessman found guilty at horsemeat fraud trial

Insolvency Service:  Seaford restauranteur disqualified for employing illegal workers

HM Land Registry:  Access our online services through a supported web browser

Unite:  Universal pardons for those convicted of homosexual offences on the 50th anniversary of 1967 Act – (Unite welcomes police ‘corporate manslaughter’ probe into Grenfell fire)

CMA:  Consultation on proposals to protect London – Exeter rail passengers - (closes on 07 August 2017) – (CMA welcomes Airbnb guest review changes)

FCA seeks views regarding the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision – (FCA secures £350,000 confiscation order against convicted insider dealer ~ FCA to consult on new rules for current account providers to publish information on service and performance ~ FCA outlines proposals to extend the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to all financial services firms ~ FCA:  Lloyds Banking Group sets up redress scheme for mortgage arrears customers)

FRC: Accountancy Scheme investigation opened regarding the financial statements of Redcentric plc – (FRC: No change to pre-emption thresholds for Prospectus Regulation ~ FRC: Non-Financial Reporting Directive Factsheet ~ FRC notes evidence of improving audit quality and a commitment to continuous improvement)

NCA:  Appeal to help take drug dealer’s fortune – (NCA:  Ex-lorry driver tells ‘girl’ “the old bill would lock me up  ~ lol x” ~ NCA:  Arrests in connection with alleged people smuggling attempt)

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