Justice denied? Legal aid reform is back on the agenda

There were some mixed views on the policies proposed at Labour Party conference a couple of months ago, but many in the legal profession have strongly supported the findings of the Labour-backed Bach Commission report, published by the Fabian Society last month. A two year long review led by former Labour justice minister Lord Bach,Read more

The UK election result and what it means for competition in the retail energy market

The General Election campaign was hardly short of energy policies and several pages of party manifestos were dedicated to the parties’ respective plans for the sector. The Conservatives may have fallen short of an overall majority, but they look set to form a government with support from the DUP, so their manifesto still provides theRead more

Trigger Happy

In January this year, Theresa May stood up in Lancaster House outlining her twelve negotiating priorities for Brexit talks, emphasising the need for a “new partnership” and finding a deal that worked for both sides. May did not shy away from tough rhetoric, threatening to walk away if she didn’t get the deal she wanted,Read more