Civil litigation rule-makers have passed temporary reforms (in effect until October 2020) to ease pressure on litigators struggling to meet deadlines and court orders due to the coronavirus pandemic having heeded the warnings of practitioners. The amendments will allow general time extensions and help litigators fulfil procedural obligations where they are unable to meet clients.
17 years after being found guilty of cheating their way to the £1m prize on TV quiz show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, ex-army major Charles Ingram and his wife Diana are seeking to appeal their conviction. ITV’s three-part drama, Quiz, tells a dramatised version of their story.
Whilst industries reliant on “brick and mortar” or a physical presence struggled to adapt to fast-moving conditions, distributed businesses have adopted a “business as usual” attitude in the middle of a pandemic.