Stewart Title Business Continuity Programme

As concern regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to evolve, Stewart Title is closely monitoring developments including the recommendations made by healthcare authorities and the UK government, in order to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees while ensuring our continued ability to serve our clients.

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Retired police officers will not be prosecuted over fatal Troubles shootings

Two retired police officers identified as suspects in fatal shootings during riots in Belfast at the start of the Troubles will not be prosecuted, the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has said.

Published 31 July 2020

Free Irish Legal News webinar to examine data protection in the post-pandemic world

Irish Legal News is proud to present an expert discussion on the changing landscape of data protection in Ireland and abroad.

Published 31 July 2020

Woman jailed for nine month for spitting in key worker's face

A woman has been jailed for nine months after spitting in the face of a key worker at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 31 July 2020

Judgment in Chinese fraud and torture case to be handed down next week

Judgment in a case concerning alleged fraud and torture will be handed down next week by the UK Supreme Court via video link.

Published 31 July 2020

English child care judge found to have potential bias after leaving remote link open

The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) has remitted care proceedings in respect of a baby whose brother died to the Family Division after finding that the original judge may have expressed bias against one of the parties when she made a number of pejorative comments to her clerk about the appellant including that she had tried “every trick in the book” to avoid having to answer difficult questions. 

Published 31 July 2020

And finally... always pay your debts

Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin has missed a self-imposed writing deadline after which he promised that fans could "imprison him".

Published 31 July 2020

Government commits to enacting perjury bill by end of year

New legislation establishing perjury as a statutory offence will be enacted by the end of the year, Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said.

Published 30 July 2020

New law to ensure furloughed employees receive full redundancy payments

Workers in Northern Ireland who are laid off while furloughed will receive redundancy pay based on their normal wage under new laws being brought in next month.

Published 30 July 2020

Data protection watchdog questions basis for airport questioning

There is no clear legal basis for social welfare inspectors questioning passengers on certain flights out of Ireland as a blanket policy, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) has warned.

Published 30 July 2020

Keeping COVID-19 out of prisons came at 'significant cost' to prisoners' mental health and wellbeing

Successful efforts to keep COVID-19 out of Irish prisons came at a "significant cost to the mental health and wellbeing of the people subject to special measures", a new report has found.

Published 30 July 2020

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