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Strasbourg on Mormons and their temples

UK Human Rights Blog THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS v. THE UNITED KINGDOM, ECtHR, 4 March 2014 – read judgment An apparently dry dispute about business rates on one of the Mormons’ temples in Preston (see pic) has … Continue reading

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Home Office/Security Industry Authority: ‘Revised timetable for business licensing’

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On Thursday 27 February, at a meeting of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Strategic Consultative Group, Home Office officials updated representatives of the private security industry on the timetable for introducing business licensing. The group was…

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Cap on housing benefit is lawful, says Court of Appeal

UK Human Rights Blog SG and others, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, 21 February 2014  [2014] EWCA Civ 156 – read judgment The Court of Appeal has rejected on all grounds a claim … Continue reading

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Top police chief is a landlady on Benefits Street

Yvonne Mosquito, the West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, owns a property on TV’s ‘Benefits Street’ A top police chief owns a house in Birmingham’s controversial Benefits Street, the Mail can reveal. Yvonne Mosquito, the West Midlands Deputy Police … Continue reading

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West Midlands Serious Crime Squad in the Dock Again

CCRC Refer Second Martin Foran Conviction to Court of Appeal Martin Foran, 69, who is terminally ill with cancer, was convicted of robbery in 1978 – a crime he denies. The Court of Appeal will rule on that conviction after … Continue reading

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Fake goods worth nearly USD $1 million seized in Interpol operation

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Counterfeit goods worth nearly USD 1 million have been seized in a series of interventions across Eastern Europe as part of Interpol’s Operation White Mercury. Involving seven countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Former…

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Sri Lanka launches diplomatic offensive ahead of UN rights meet

COLOMBO: Faced with the prospect of a third UN human rights council resolution in as many years, Sri Lanka on Sunday launched a diplomatic offensive to counter international pressure over alleged rights abuses during the final phase of its civil … Continue reading

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Ministers of Religion: Employment Status

Ministers of Religion: Employment Status Thanks to James English of Samuel Phillips solicitors for preparing this case summary Could an ordained minister of the Church of England be an employee or a worker? Possibly, held the EAT, in Sharpe v … Continue reading

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Police officers accused of faking evidence against motorist

Constables Steven Henton, 33, and Michael Hayward, also 33, will appear before Worcester magistrates on Monday http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/birmingham-police-officers-accused-faking-6356835 Two Birmingham police officers are to appear in court accused of fabricating evidence against a motorist, who was later jailed for possessing a … Continue reading

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Dismissal: Telling the Employee

Thanks to Ed McFarlane of Deminos HR for preparing this case summary. If an employee’s solicitor informs her of her dismissal a day before the employee reads a dismissal letter, is the effective date of termination the date that the … Continue reading

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