Drivers could be fined £1,000 for letting ambulance pass – how to avoid it – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2022 in emergency services, fines, news, road traffic offences by sally

‘Drivers are being warned they face a £1,000 fine if they break the Highway Code when allowing an ambulance to pass them on the road.’

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The Independent, 4th October 2022

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The school fines lottery for parents with absent children – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2022 in children, education, fines, local government, news, school children by michael

‘Parents in England whose children miss school face harsher penalties depending on where they live, a BBC Panorama investigation has found.’

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BBC News, 30th September 2022

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Betfred fined almost £2.9m over gambling safety check failings – The Guardian

Posted September 28th, 2022 in consumer protection, fines, gambling, money laundering, news by michael

‘The bookmaker Betfred has been fined nearly £2.9m for failings in its social responsibility and money-laundering controls, after accepting tens of thousands of pounds from gamblers without performing adequate safety checks.’

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The Guardian, 28th September 2022

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SRA fines firm with “failing” anti-money laundering controls – Legal Futures

Posted September 28th, 2022 in fines, law firms, money laundering, news, solicitors, Solicitors Regulation Authority by sally

‘A law firm with a “failing” anti-money laundering (AML) control environment, leading to multiple rule breaches, has been fined £2,000 by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).’

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Legal Futures, 27th September 2022

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Law Society and Bar Council oppose economic crime reforms – Legal Futures

Posted September 27th, 2022 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, fines, fraud, money laundering, news, solicitors by sally

‘The Law Society and Bar Council have expressed concern about new economic crime provisions put forward by the government that target the legal profession.’

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Legal Futures, 27th September 2022

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TikTok may be fined £27m for failing to protect children – BBC News

Posted September 27th, 2022 in fines, internet, news, privacy, video recordings by sally

‘TikTok could face a £27m fine for failing to protect children’s privacy when they’re using the platform.’

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BBC News, 26th September 2022

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Borough council prosecution secures £200k fine after metal object found in Krispy Kreme doughnut – Local Government Lawyer

Posted September 27th, 2022 in fines, food hygiene, health & safety, local government, news, prosecutions by sally

‘Melton Borough Council has prosecuted Krispy Kreme UK for three offences of food hygiene and safety after a sharp piece of metal was found in a doughnut.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 26th September 2022

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Fine for Apley fly-tipper linked to Amazon package – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2022 in fines, news, waste by tracey

‘A resident has been given a £400 fly-tipping fine after an empty Amazon package found among dumped rubbish was traced back to them.’

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BBC News, 19th August 2022

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Black people in England and Wales twice as likely to be fined for breaking lockdown rules – The Guardian

Posted August 18th, 2022 in coronavirus, fines, minorities, news, police, regulations, statistics by sally

‘Black and Asian people were more likely than white people to be given fines for breaking Covid-19 lockdown rules, police figures for England and Wales suggest.’

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The Guardian, 17th August 2022

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Entain to pay £17m for failing on rules to make gambling safer and crime free – The Guardian

Posted August 17th, 2022 in fines, gambling, licensing, news by sally

‘Entain, the gambling firm behind Ladbrokes and Coral, could lose its licence to operate in the UK after it was told to pay a record £17m settlement over its inaction as individual customers spent hundreds of thousands of pounds.’

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The Guardian, 17th August 2022

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Sarah Everard vigil protester sues Met police after conviction – The Guardian

‘A woman who was arrested and charged after attending the vigil for Sarah Everard in Clapham last year has launched civil proceedings against the Metropolitan police.’

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The Guardian, 16th August 2022

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Reading man fined over racist Euro 2020 Facebook post – BBC News

Posted August 16th, 2022 in fines, internet, news, racism, suspended sentences by sally

‘A man who created a racist Facebook post about the England footballers who missed penalties at Euro 2020 has been given a suspended prison sentence.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2022

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Compare The Market ruling ‘not green light’ for price restriction clauses – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 12th, 2022 in appeals, competition, fines, insurance, news, tribunals by tracey

‘A recent UK ruling does not mean that clauses in contracts that place restrictions on the price suppliers can offer products or services on other sales channels beyond their own are acceptable under competition law, an expert has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 11th August 2022

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Fine for partners over years of multiple accounts rules breaches – Legal Futures

‘Two partners at a former London firm have been fined a total of £25,000 for an improper transfer of a client’s funds and allowing more than 1,700 matters to go stale, among other accounts rules breaches.’

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Legal Futures, 12th August 2022

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Landlord ordered to pay £40k in fine and costs for breaches of property licensing conditions – Local Government Lawyer

‘A London landlord who repeatedly failed to comply with licensing regulations, including refusal to provide a kitchen for a tenant, has been ordered to pay £40,000 in fine and costs.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 9th August 2022

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PwC fined nearly £1.8m over BT fraud audit failures – The Guardian

Posted August 10th, 2022 in auditors, fines, fraud, news, telecommunications by sally

‘PwC has been fined almost £1.8m for failing to properly scrutinise the accounts of telecoms company BT after a £500m accounting fraud had been uncovered at its Italian operation.’

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The Guardian, 8th August 2022

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Police racial bias played role in UK Covid fines regime, says report – The Guardian

Posted August 5th, 2022 in bias, coronavirus, equality, fines, news, police, race discrimination, racism by tracey

‘Bias in policing at least partly explains why minority ethnic people were more likely to receive fines for Covid breaches than their white counterparts, research says.’

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The Guardian, 5th August 2022

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Tommy Robinson fined £900 for contempt of court – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2022 in contempt of court, costs, defamation, fines, news by tracey

‘Tommy Robinson has been fined £900 for failing to turn up at a High Court hearing to be questioned about his finances.’

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The Independent, 1st August 2022

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Lambeth: £22m in low-traffic fines an abuse of power, say campaigners – BBC News

Posted July 12th, 2022 in fines, local government, London, news, road traffic by tracey

‘A London council has been accused of an “abuse of power” by campaigners after it issued almost £22m in low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) fines in a year.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2022

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Cwm Taf Morgannwg fined £850k after Maesteg patient death – BBC News

‘A health board has been fined £850,000 after a patient fell in the grounds of a hospital and died from her injuries after wandering from an unlocked ward.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2022

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