Monthly Archives: September 2011

Let him without sin caste the first stone

No; it’s not a spelling mistake!  The Government is coming under increasing pressure from the UN, and as a result of an ongoing Employment Tribunal case, to add unfair treatment on grounds of caste to the list of  types of … Continue reading

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Imran Khan – Anti-bribery campaigner

There’s a fascinating interview with Imran Khan in today’s Guardian.  Those of you who remember him as one of the great cricketers of his generation may also know that, after a career as a sportsman and international playboy, he discovered … Continue reading

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Good Morning Judge ……

….. or the trouble with having an independent judiciary. One of the great strengths of British Law is that the Judicial System is separate from the Legislative and Police functions, and can make decisions based on legal writ (both legislative … Continue reading

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The ingenuity of the Banks knows no bounds

A report in the Financial Times, a few days ago, indicated that a number of Britain’s biggest banks have found a novel way of reducing their pension fund deficits by transferring hard-to-sell assets into their employee pension funds, usually in … Continue reading

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First Bribery Act case – not so much a bang, as a whimper

The first person to have the dubious distinction of being charged with an offence under the 2010 Bribery Act is Munir Patel.  “Who is he, and what has he done”? I hear you ask. Well, the first thing to  make … Continue reading

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