Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Guidance

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Guidance

Posted on Tuesday 29 September 2020

What is Money Laundering? To hide their illegally obtained money, criminals and criminal organisations take part in a practice known as money laundering. This process can involve many stages and vary in complexity, but the process is always essentially the same. Illegal or “dirty” money is...

Criminal Injuries Compensation: An In-Depth Guide!

Criminal Injuries Compensation: An In-Depth Guide!

Posted on Thursday 17 September 2020

Every year in the UK, thousands of assaults and physical attacks are reported. Often, the victims are left with injuries, both mental and physical, which can significantly affect their lives. The CICA (Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority), was set up in an attempt to help these victims benefit...

ABH or GBH: Which is the more serious offence?

ABH or GBH: Which is the more serious offence?

Posted on Thursday 27 August 2020

ABH (actual bodily harm) and GBH (grievous bodily harm) are offences under the Offences Against the Person Act 18611. Both are preceded by the term 'Assault occasioning…' with the ABH or GBH determined by the level of injury sustained.  Assault without injury would be recorded...

Miscarriage of Justice: Have you been wrongfully convicted?

Miscarriage of Justice: Been wrongfully convicted?

Posted on Tuesday 18 August 2020

There was a recent news report in the Daily Mirror1 on a potential wrongful conviction, which helps to highlight the enormous damage that can be done to the lives of innocent people when our judiciary system fails someone. The BBC2 reported that between 2007 and 2017, 84 people were...


Do you really need a TV licence?

Posted on Tuesday 21 July 2020

The short and simple answer to the above question is a resounding “yes”. It is also a more stringent a rule than many believe as you do not have to be caught watching the TV without a TV licence, merely having a TV connected to...

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Stopped by the police? Know your rights!

Posted on Sunday 31 May 2020

The news and social media are rife with heart-wrenching stories about the unnecessary and brutal killing of George Floyd. Peaceful protests are being held across the world in response to the death of Mr Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Mr...

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