The justice secretary, Liz Truss, is to reject making deep cuts in the record 85,000 prison population in England and Wales, warning that such “quick fix” solutions would put the public […]
The latest attempt by tobacco companies to prevent the introduction of mandatory plain packaging of cigarettes in the UK has been rejected by the court of appeal. Companies will have to replace […]
HMRC has continued its crackdown on tax avoidance by widening the scope in which it can issue accelerated payment notices (APNs). Since 2014, HMRC has collected £3bn under APNs from […]
The new lord chancellor Liz Truss has stated that courts reform is one of her top priorities during the traditional swearing-in ceremony. Truss, the MP for south-west Norfolk, was welcomed […]
The European Parliament and governments of EU member states have agreed on the first cyber-security law, which makes it mandatory for companies to report serious breaches or they will face […]
Legislation will be introduced to protect known whistleblowers from being discriminated against when seeking new employment according to the health secretary. The promise comes as a response to a report […]
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