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Tina Stowell, chair of the Charity Commission has warned that registered charities may not survive unless they behave with greater selflessness and stop the slide in public trust.read more >
The government has published what is said to be the first ever cross-government Victims Strategy.The 52-page strategy brings together under a single umbrella new policies and existing funding commitments made by various government departments.read more >
The government confirmed that security will be bypassed by solicitors attending court from next month. A pilot scheme lasing 12 weeks will be piloted in five courts and will allow accredited legal professionals to have direct entrance to courts.read more >
Homeowners caught in the so-called "leasehold trap" may be able to covert their property from leasehold to freehold for a fraction of the price under radical proposals from the Law Commission.read more >