Wrexham woman who had son after rape welcomes law change – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2023 in children, news, pregnancy, rape, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘A woman who had a son after being raped has welcomed a change in the law to recognise children conceived through sexual attacks as victims.’

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BBC News, 19th April 2023

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Case Comment: Moulsdale t/a Moulsdale Properties v Commissioners for His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs – UKSC Blog

Posted April 19th, 2023 in appeals, HM Revenue & Customs, news, Supreme Court, tax avoidance, taxation, VAT by sally

‘In this post, Jack Prytherch, Of Counsel in the Tax team at CMS, comments on the Supreme Court’s decision in Moulsdale t/a Moulsdale Properties v Commissioners for His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2023] UKSC 12, which was handed down on 22 March 2023. The issue before the Supreme Court was broadly whether a sale of property by the appellant (“Moulsdale”) should be treated as exempt from VAT under the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (“VATA”), Sch 10.’

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UKSC Blog, 19th April 2023

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BetVictor ad banned for featuring footballers popular with under-18s – The Independent

Posted April 19th, 2023 in advertising, children, gambling, news, ombudsmen, sport by sally

‘An ad for gambling firm BetVictor has been banned for featuring two footballers popular with under 18-year-olds.’

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The Independent, 19th April 2023

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What counts as sexual harassment at work? – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2023 in employment, equality, harassment, news, sexual offences by sally

‘The business lobby group the CBI is in turmoil as allegations of sexual misconduct have been made against some of its employees.’

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BBC News, 19th April 2023

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London borough defeats legal challenge to use of remote licensing hearings – Local Government Lawyer

‘A Magistrates’ Court has ruled that neither the Licensing Act 2003 nor the Licensing Act (Hearings) Regulations 2005 require hearings to be held in a physical “place”, in a case that challenged the London Borough of Lewisham’s use of a remote hearing procedure to revoke a premises’ license.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 18th April 2023

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Law Society: Climate change a “valid” reason to reject clients – Legal Futures

‘Climate-related issues may be “valid considerations” for law firms in deciding whether to act for potential clients, the Law Society has said.’

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Legal Futures, 19th April 2023

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Killamarsh murders: Inquest to examine failings over quadruple killer – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2023 in arson, inquests, murder, news, parole, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

An inquest will be held to examine wider issues around how a man murdered a mother and three children after being given a suspended prison sentence.

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BBC News, 17th April 2023

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Teenager sentenced for throwing fireworks at police at Merseyside asylum protest – The Guardian

‘A teenager who threw lit fireworks at police officers during a “shameful” protest outside a hotel used to house asylum seekers has been sentenced to three years’ detention.’

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The Guardian, 18th April 2023

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