The family of Maria Stubbings, who was murdered by her ex-partner, are calling for a public inquiry into how domestic violence reports are handled by the police.
Deferred Prosecution Agreements
The Crime and Courts Act 2013, that received Royal Assent on 25th April 2013, will make provision for significant changes to the way in which crime involving corporate entities is dealt with in the UK.
Wife retains overpayment of pension following mistake by Scottish Widows
A recent decision by the Pensions Ombudsman has concluded that an overpayment made in favour of the Wife, in relation to her share of the husband's pension should be retained by her and that she should not have to pay this back.
Minimum wage to increase
The Government has recently announced that the minimum hourly rate is going to be raised by 12p an hour to ?6.31 for adults and by 5p to ?5.03 for 18 to 20 years olds.
Hell hath no fury like a husband scorned
A divorcing husband takes drastic action into his own hands by hanging a banner outside the former matrimonial home suggesting he will prove his estranged wife was a liar.
New Costs Rules in Civil Proceedings
New rules are to be introduced in April 2013 to cut the costs of litigation. They are the result of a report written by Lord Jackson, and thus have become known as the Jackson Reforms. Rundlewalker comment:
Attending the police station - ?A slap on the wrist??
How often is this phrase repeated when a client has been interviewed and a caution is offered as a ?slap on the wrist.?
Defence of Marital Coercion - The Vicky Pryce Scenario
The defence of marital coercion has recently hit the headlines as it was used by Vicky Pryce in her trial in which she was charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
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Employment Rights for Axminster Carpet employees?
It has recently been announced by bosses at Axminster Carpets in Axminster, Devon that they have applied to go into administration. So where does this leave up to 400 employees?
Employment Tribunal compensation for dinner lady
64 year old dinner lady, Carol Hill has been successful in pursuing her former employer, Great Tey Primary School, for compensation after she was unfairly dismissed.
Defending Company Directors, Managers and Professionals.
Rundlewalker has set up a Department dedicated to advise and represent professional people who face criminal prosecution.