13 June 2018Currently, it is an offence to shine lasers at pilots. Offenders can be prosecuted and issued with a fine in the sum of up to £2,500. However the police don't have powers to effectively tackle and investigate the inappropriate use of laser devices against aircraft, trains, buses and other forms of transport. From the 10th July, this will change
05 June 2018Having identified a number of problems with the law relating to search warrants, the Law Commission have launched a public consultation on reforming this. The consultation runs from 5 June 2018 until 5 September 2018.
22 May 2018Police drivers will have more legal protection if they are involved in a crash, in a bid to tackle criminals on mopeds, as part of Home Office plans.
16 May 2018The government has decided to proceed with the Licensing Act 2003 (Royal Wedding Licensing Hours) Order 2018 to relax licensing hours on 19 May 2018, to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
10 May 2018Exploitation and abuse of workers is widespread across the UK economy, according to a new report, which finds that 17 sectors are high-risk for mistreatment ranging from wages theft to slavery.
02 May 2018The British government must rewrite its mass data surveillance legislation because it is incompatible with European law, the high court has ruled.