Paving the Way For Electronic Wills (E, W)

Finance and Legal
26/07/2017 The Victorian laws that currently govern will-making are unclear, outdated, fail to protect the vulnerable and could even put people off making a will altogether, claims the Law Commission in a consultation seeking views on proposals to modernise the
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Bank of England Woos Non-Bank Payment Service Providers (UK)

Finance and Legal
21/07/2017 A new generation of non-bank payment service providers will be given direct access to UK payment systems in a significant change of Bank of England policy designed to ensure the UK retains a world-leading payment infrastructure as the financial
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Passport for CCTV Compliance (UK)

Finance and Legal
21/07/2017 All the crucial stages involved in planning, installing and operating systems that meet the 12 guiding principles of the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice are explained in a new ‘Passport to compliance’ created by the Surveillance Camera Commissioner as
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Accessing Pension Pots Early Has Become ‘The New Norm’ (UK)

Finance and Legal
14/07/2017 ‘Lack of public trust in pensions’* is a factor behind the withdrawal of around £11bn from one million pension pots since the new ‘pension freedoms’ were introduced in April 2015, reveals the Financial Conduct Authority in an interim report
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Goods Mortgages Bill to Give More Protection (E, W)

Consumer Law
12/07/2017 The Law Commission is seeking views on draft clauses intended to complete a new Bill that will replace the Victorian-era statutes still used by individuals who want to pledge their own goods as security for loans or other obligations,
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