A blog post from Susan Acland-Hood that talk about the results of the independent process evaluation into the video hearing pilot. The pilot has been testing user experiences - of the appellant, judges and officials in HMRC – of those participating in a real hearing in a tax tribunal.
Transformation - Courts and Tribunals 2022
In this blog post Balaji Anbil talk about a meeting he hosted on the use of Digital Ledger Technologies in securing digital evidence. This was the first in a series of digital thought leadership and innovation meetings that we will hold at HMCTS.
A blog post from Balaji Anbil, Head of the Digital Architecture and Cyber Security team at HMCTS. Balaji talks about how his Digital Architecture team will bring a common framework to support the Reform programme in developing citizen-centric, sustainable, and resilient digital services to meet the needs of courts users.
A blog post from Susan Acland-Hood, confirming HMCTS will begin the ‘Professional Entry Scheme’ pilot intending to ease queues to get into court buildings and allow easier and swifter court access for legal professionals.
Since March 2018, we have been piloting the use of fully video hearings in the tax tribunal, and using this to understand better how we can introduce this more widely as part of a more accessible and efficient service. Our latest blog explores video hearings in more detail.
Mike Brazier from the HMCTS Assisted Digital team takes a look at how HMCTS is supporting people who are less confident using online systems to navigate our new online services.
Susan Acland-Hood details how we are helping to deal with some of the day-to-day areas of concern raised by people who work within the system.
Susan Acland-Hood explains why she believes digital change and modernisation are so important and why simply putting more cash into the existing system cannot be the long-term answer to the challenges we face.
A blog by Susan Acland-Hood in which she details how some of our courts and tribunals buildings can be uncomfortable and difficult to use, even at the best of times. Susan confirms we are well aware of these challenges, and we’re doing everything we can with the resources available to improve the situation now and in the longer term through our reform programme.
Susan Acland-Hood explains that one important part of our overall reform programme to build a more modern, accessible and efficient justice system, is to enable our courts to make greater use of video technology. Susan details that with increasing sophistication in the technology available, we believe it can play an even greater role in the future and in particular, could enable some hearings to take place without the need for a physical courtroom altogether.