Feb 03, 2021
Tenant of social landlord given six days in prison over breach of civil injunction by breaking Covid rules on illegal gatherings
Bromley County Court has released a tenant of social landlord Peabody Trust who served six days in prison for breaching a civil injunction imposed after breaches of Covid regulations on gatherings.
Jan 28, 2021
Two men involved in organising a mass snowball fight in Leeds in breach of coronavirus restrictions have each been given £10,000 fines.
Jan 27, 2021
Rogue landlord ordered to pay nearly £10k after continuing to rent out unlicensed converted bank vault
A landlord has been ordered to pay more than £9,400 after he continued to let a flat – a former bank vault – which inspectors had classed as illegal and dangerous.
Jan 26, 2021
Thirty-one Met Police officers face £200 fixed penalty after breaching Covid-19 regulations with haircut at station
A group of 31 Metropolitan Police officers are facing a £200 fixed penalty notice after breaching Covid-19 regulations while on duty, the police force has revealed.
Jan 22, 2021
The organiser of a wedding in north London is facing a £10,000 fine after police found hundreds of people packed together in breach of Covid regulations.
Jan 21, 2021
Police force wins appeal over sharing of information about teenager with local crime reduction partnership
A teenager has failed in a judicial review of how information on her was shared between Sussex Police and the Brighton & Hove Business Crime Reduction Partnership.
Jan 13, 2021
Court of Appeal dismisses appeal by company director over £99k penalties for breaches of HMO regulations, non-compliance with enforcement notices
The Court of Appeal has rejected a company director's appeal over penalties amounting to £99,000 imposed by the Upper Tribunal for breaches of regulations covering houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), and non-compliance with enforcement notices.
Dec 07, 2020
Government issues guidance on three new notices local authorities can issue against premises breaching COVID-secure rules
The Department for Health & Social Care has published guidance on the additional powers that came into force last week (2 December) and which allow local authorities in England to take action against premises that do not comply with COVID-secure rules.
Nov 25, 2020
A landlord who pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with a planning enforcement notice has been handed a confiscation order of nearly £260,000.
Nov 11, 2020
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal over whether a car-cruising injunction was properly granted, given what was said to be the alternative remedy available to Birmingham City Council of itself making a public spaces protection order (PSPO).