Court and tribunal reform
Last week’s attendance at United Nations (UN) and Council of Europe events provided a global platform for HMCTS to share knowledge, challenges and learning from countries with shared ambitions for modernising justice systems.
We’ve launched animated video guides to support children going to court and improve the experience for the most vulnerable.
Amar tells us about his work with our counterparts in India, sharing learnings from our respective justice transformation programmes.
Our CEO Nick Goodwin gives an update on our reform progress so far.
Hywel Hughes, Head of the Welsh Language Unit at HMCTS, gives an update on the Welsh language services available across the courts and tribunals service.
Sharing expertise with India’s justice system, tackling a backlog of 31 million criminal cases in a modernised system where judges are responsible for managing courts.
British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters can now support deaf jurors in our deliberation rooms. Find out how we prepared for it.
Following a change in the law, broadcast news channels can now air judges’ sentencing remarks from the Crown Court for the first time. Find out how we prepared for it.
Common Platform will go live in selected criminal courts in July and August.
In April, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 came into force. Find out how we’ve developed an online service to accommodate the change in law.