Author Archives: Alex Chapman

Drivers, Hauliers and Clandestine Entrants: What to do if you receive an IS11D letter from UK Border Force

Britain is in the midst of an illegal immigration crisis. Drivers, operators and owners of vehicles which cross the UK border are expected by the Government to do their part by securing vehicles to prevent access by clandestine entrants. In the face of severe political pressure, the longstanding Carriers’ Liability Regulations 2002 (‘the Regulations) were […]

The Air Navigation Regulations 2023; Drones, prisons, and ‘no fly zones’

Introduction The boom in the retail market for affordable civilian Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, or drones) has caused significant headaches for the prisons service, as ever-increasing numbers of the remote-controlled aircraft have been caught attempting to smuggle drugs and phones into jails. Ministry of Justice statistics show that between 2019 and 2021, 504 drones were […]

The Online Safety Act 2023: Navigating the Legal Landscape

In an increasingly digital world, the importance of online safety cannot be overstated. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, so too must the legal framework that governs it. The Online Safety Act 2023, a ground-breaking piece of legislation, is set to redefine the way we interact with the internet. In this article, we will […]

Lockdown – Your Personal and Business Rights and Restrictions

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 In the face of the growing COVID-19 crisis, the government followed the example of other nations and introduced unprecedented restrictions on businesses and individual liberties. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force at 1:00 p.m. on 26th March 2020. They remain in force […]