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Lord Puttnam – defender of democracy

Philip Henson discusses democracy with Lord Puttnam, who chaired the Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies, following release of its unani

01 Jun 2021 | CILEx

Queen’s Speech: government mustn’t undermine justice, says Law Society

Rights are meaningless if people cannot defend or realise them, the Law Society warns

11 May 2021 | CILEx

UK public wants same accountability for the military as citizens

A survey coinciding with the return of the Overseas Operations Bill to parliament shows the public are owhelmingly in favour of military accountability

20 Apr 2021 | Crime

Law Society warns new security and investment bill is ‘a sledgehammer to crack a nut’

The Law Society fears that legitimate foreign business will be adversely affected

16 Apr 2021 | International

Warning signs: a delicate balance

There is a balance to be struck between mitigating the risk of injury and avoiding oversized warning signs in public spaces, as Joshua Hughes explains

29 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

Judges to retire at 75 to reflect social change and support courts in crisis

Mandatory retirement age of judges, magistrates and coroners to increase from 70 to 75

‘Super-deduction’ tax break ‘grossly unfair’ for professional services industry 

Many professional services businesses set to miss out on £25 billion 'super-deduction' tax break

05 Mar 2021 | Agricultural

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England and Wales

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

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