Oi, Gove, Shake It Off! It’s time for the legal profession to channel Taylor Swift
Legal Topics / Solicitors Journal

Oi, Gove, Shake It Off! It’s time for the legal profession to channel Taylor Swift

Supermarkets aren’t obliged to dispense free produce from their back doors, why should lawyers? It’s taken a short while for the recently installed justice secretary to get to grips with the challenges he will face in office, but oh, how he has come out fighting. Laying down the law like only a Lord Chancellor can, … Continue reading

Probation officers ‘gagged’ by Grayling
Employment Issues / Social Media

Probation officers ‘gagged’ by Grayling

The Guardian has reported that the Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, has issued instructions that probation officers face the risk of disciplinary action if they publicly criticise him or his plans on Twitter or other social media. The ban follows the announcement of Grayling’s controversial plans to outsource 70% of the probation officers’ work with offenders. The gag … Continue reading