Warning: printf(): Too few arguments in /homepages/31/d106342372/htdocs/.www.onlylawsite.com/wp-content/themes/toommorel-lite/category.php on line 11
The case of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the High Court ended with victory. The reason for the case was that HMRC was accused of illegally letting investment bank Goldman Sachs off part of its tax bill.
Due to data of the campaign group UK Uncut Legal Action the taxpayer
had been cheated with about £20m.
Tuesday is the last day for bids to become UK City of Culture 2017.
Those who take part in the running areAberdeen,Chester, Dundee, eastKent,Hastingsand Bexhill-on-Sea,Hull, Leicester,Plymouth,Portsmouthand Southampton, Southend-on-Sea andSwanseaBay.
The city who manages to win will be the second one to hold the title after Derry-Londonderry.
Many cities were backed by celebrities as good examples for this are [...]
According to the Prison Governors Association (PGA) theUK’s approach to tackling drugs needs a “fundamental review”.
The association is on the opinion that if Class A drugs are prohibited there is a big chance that addicts turn into criminals as they will have to do crimes in order to fund their habits.
There is an international project [...]
The government of the United Kingdom launched a legal challenge against plans for the European financial transactions.
The main aim of these plans is raising public money and disincentivising speculative trading. They will observe the trading of shares, currencies and bonds taxed within the 11 EU states which have signed up to it.
No matter that theUKhas [...]
Rex Bretten who made his own tax avoiding scheme aiming to avoid paying £190,000 in tax scheme has lost his tribunal appeal against HM Revenue & Customs.
The scheme of the former tax barrister entailed investing £500,000 in discounted securities.
According to his words this scheme created a loss of £475,000, which he intended to set against [...]
According to data of Amnesty International death penalty gradually loses its popularity and is soon about to become a thing of the past.
There are, of course, some countries likeIndia,Japan,PakistanandGambiawho still admit the death penalty but as a whole it is a world-wide tendency that this kind of punishment is being rejected.
The imposed death sentences last [...]
In response to a law commission consultation the judiciary announced that in cases in which there is contempt of court, the very last thing to think about are proceedings against publishers and jury members.
According to Lord Justice Treacy and Mr. Justice Tugendhat, these measures might ‘undermine the trust which must exist between judge and jury’.
Charities, churches and campaign groups opposed strongly to the decision of Chancellor George Osborne for the benefit cuts.
Many social housing residents with spare rooms will be affected by these changes.
Soon people will understand what the cap on the total sum of benefits which each household can receive is and what the rise in working age [...]
03 AprFears For Legal Aid
The Law Society warned that because of the cuts to legal aid people would be forced to rely on themselves when in court and take the law in their hands.
Yesterday government brought into effect deep cuts in the legal funding as ministers announced they wanted to reduce the annual £2.2bn legal aid bill by £350m.
As the East Coast has been run in the public sector since 2009 now private companies will bid for the East Coast rail franchise.
It was announced that West Coast Main Line would continue been run by Virgin Trains until April 2017. It had previously been running the same line but as it later lost the [...]