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CCR Interactive Round Table: the regulation of enforcement

On October 11th we hosted two round tables, the second of which covered regulation of the enforcement industry. The round table was well attended with professionals from the legal sector, the utility sector and other professionals in the credit sector. Taking

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The Digital Economy Act and utilities providers

In February last year, the government held a consultation to explore ways that the Digital Economy Act could be used to safeguard vulnerable customers meaning that they would be automatically protected from the most expensive tariffs by the safeguard tariff.

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MoJ possession statistics

  The Ministry of Justice has released the latest possession statistics. The possession statistics now highlight the median time taken to reach each stage of the possession, these statistics can be quite misleading, and we have looked at the mean

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Pimlico plumbers case ruling

The supreme court recently ruled in a significant case, the case of Gary Smith Versus Pimlico Plumbers. The case sets a precedent for those self employed as contractors and has potential ramifications for the gig economy with further key cases

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Registry Trust Report

In May the Registry Trust released a report on the statistics on records received.  The Registry Trust is the statutory register where Judgments, Orders and Fines are recorded. The data covers the previous fifteen months and is broken down into

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Unauthorised traveller sites consultation

On 5th April 2018, the Government announced a consultation on the law and powers to deal with unauthorised caravan sites, as these can cause significant distress for both residents, who complain of anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and noise, as well as

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Taking control of goods – the one-year review from the Ministry of Justice

We read with great interest the report on the findings of the one-year review of the new enforcement regulations, having taken part in the research phase as one of the key stakeholders, as did several other High Court Enforcement Officers

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HCEOA: efficient and effective enforcement

The High Court Enforcement Officers Association (HCEOA) has been aware for some time of the significant delays that can be experienced when using county court bailiffs. If a judgment is for a debt below £600 or is a debt occurring

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CPR Part 85 – new guidance provided

High Court Enforcement Group asked Master Victoria McCloud to review two claims that had been brought under CPR Part 85 (Civil Procedure Rule). Master McCloud has reviewed the two claims - Riaz and Celador Radio - and produced a written

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HCE Group forging links with The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)

We are delighted to announce that we are now approved by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) to deliver the Level 2 Taking Control of Goods and the Vulnerability and Mental Health Awareness Workshop as CILEx Endorsed Programmes with

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